NPN-Nursing-Psychiatric/Mental Health

NPN 613. Psychopharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing. 3 Hours.

This course will provide advanced knowledge of psychobiological information in conjunction with the use of psychopharmacological interventions with patients. This course will focus on the pharmacokinetics and clinical management including prescription of medications for psychiatric disorders. Prerequisite: NUR 613, NPN 621 and NPN 685L.
Prerequisites: (NUR 613 [Min Grade: B] and NPN 621 [Min Grade: B] and NPN 685L [Min Grade: P]) or (NUR 613 [Min Grade: B] and NPN 621 [Min Grade: B] and NPN 685L [Min Grade: P])

NPN 618L. Focus on Advanced Nursing Practice Specialization. 3 Hours.

The purpose of this course will be the study of specialty track specific topics. The focus of the course will be on providing foundational materials for specialized areas of advanced nursing practice. Emphasis is on exploring specific advanced nursing practice competencies.
Prerequisites: (NUR 606 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 606 [Min Grade: B]) and (NUR 613 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 613 [Min Grade: B])

NPN 621. Advanced Psychiatric Nursing I. 4-5 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to introduce essential concepts in the safe and effective provision of advanced practice psychiatric nursing. The focus of this course is to prepare the student to implement the role of the Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe and effective care to a psychiatric population across the lifespan.
Prerequisites: (NUR 612 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 612 [Min Grade: B]) and (NUR 613 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 613 [Min Grade: B]) and (NUR 614 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614L [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614L [Min Grade: B])

NPN 622. Advanced Psychiatric Nursing II. 3-5 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to integrate prior theoretical and practical knowledge for diagnoses and management of the health and illness of psychiatric patients across the lifespan. The focus of this course is on health promotion and disease prevention and management strategies for psychiatric patients from inter-professional domains. The emphasis of this course is to examine current evidence that supports the delivery of safe and high quality evidence-based care to psychiatric patients across the lifespan.
Prerequisites: (NPN 621 [Min Grade: B] or NPN 621 [Min Grade: B]) and (NPN 685L [Min Grade: P] or NPN 685L [Min Grade: P])

NPN 623. Advanced Psychiatric Nursing III. 4-5 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to synthesize in-depth knowledge and theoretical concepts as related to advanced practice psychiatric nursing. The focus of this course is on the utilization of complex models and systems of practice to deliver high quality evidence-based care to psychiatric patients across the lifespan. The emphasis of the course is on the critical analysis of the evidence for applications that optimize health in psychiatric patients across the lifespan.
Prerequisites: (NPN 622 [Min Grade: B] or NPN 622 [Min Grade: B]) and (NPN 686L [Min Grade: P] or NPN 686L [Min Grade: P])

NPN 685L. Practicum I: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. 3 Hours.

The purposes of this course are to prioritize management strategies and apply selected practice models for delivery of care to psychiatric and substance use patients across the lifespan. The focus of this course is to provide the student with opportunities to integrate in depth diagnostic and management skills to provide care for psychiatric patients across the lifespan. The emphasis of this course is on the formulation and management of individualized treatment plans based on diagnostic findings and current practice models.
Prerequisites: (NUR 612 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 612 [Min Grade: B]) and (NUR 613 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 613 [Min Grade: B]) and (NUR 614L [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614L [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614 [Min Grade: B])

NPN 686L. Practicum II: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. 3 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to demonstrate management strategies and apply selected practice models for the delivery of high quality care to psychiatric patients across the lifespan. The focus of this course is on the delivery of health care services to psychiatric patients across the lifespan. The emphasis of this course is on promoting the progression of competence within the Advanced Practice Nursing role.
Prerequisites: (NPN 621 [Min Grade: B] or NPN 621 [Min Grade: B]) and (NPN 685L [Min Grade: P] or NPN 685L [Min Grade: P])

NPN 692L. Residency: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. 1-6 Hour.

The purpose of this course is to enhance acquired management strategies and the use of best practice models in the delivery of high quality evidence-based care to psychiatric patients across the livespan. The focus of this course is to evaluate progress toward achievement of professional competencies in advanced practice psychiatric nursing. The emphasis is on the incorporation of evidence and concepts from previous coursework and clinical practice to improve the health status of psychiatric patients across the lifespan.
Prerequisites: (NPN 622 [Min Grade: B] or NPN 622 [Min Grade: B]) and (NPN 686L [Min Grade: P] or NPN 686L [Min Grade: P])

NPN 721. Advanced Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing I. 5 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to introduce essential concepts in the safe and effective provision of advanced practice nursing. The focus of this course is to prepare the student to implement the role Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared Advanced Practice Nurse. The Emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe and effective care to the psychiatric population across the lifespan.
Prerequisites: NPN 618L [Min Grade: P] and (NUR 614 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614L [Min Grade: B])

NPN 722. Advanced Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing II. 5 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to integrate prior theoretical and practical knowledge for diagnoses and management of the health and illness for the psychiatric population across the life-span in the role of the Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared Advanced Practice Nurse. The focus of this course is on the health promotion and disease prevention and the management of strategies form inter-professional domains. The emphasis of this course is to examine current evidence that supports the delivery of safe and high quality evidence-based care of the psychiatric population across the life-span.
Prerequisites: NPN 721 [Min Grade: B]

NPN 723. Advanced Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing III. 4 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to synthesize in-depth knowledge and theoretical concepts as related to advanced practice nursing. The focus of this course in on the utilization of complex models and systems of practice to deliver high quality evidence-based care as a Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared Advanced Practice Nurse to the psychiatric population across the life-span. The emphasis of the course in on the critical analysis of the evidence for applications that optimize health outcomes.
Prerequisites: NPN 722 [Min Grade: B] and NPN 785L [Min Grade: P]

NPN 785L. Practicum I: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. 3 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to demonstrate management strategies and apply selected practice models for the delivery of high quality care to the psychiatric population. The focus of this course is on the delivery of health care services to the psychiatric population. The emphasis of this course is on promoting the progression of competence within the role of the Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared Advanced Practice Nurse.
Prerequisites: NPN 721 [Min Grade: B]

NPN 786L. Practicum II: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. 3 Hours.

The purposes of this course are to prioritize management strategies and apply selected practice models for delivery of care to the psychiatric population across the life-span. The focus of this course is to provide the student with opportunities to integrate in-depth diagnostic, management, and leadership skills in the role of the Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared Advanced Practice Nurse to provide care for the psychiatric population across the life-span. The emphasis of this course is on the formulation and management of individualized treatment plans based on diagnostic findings and current practice models.

NPN 792L. Residency: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. 4 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to enhance acquired management strategies and the use of best practice models in the delivery of high quality evidence-based care to the psychiatric population. The focus of this course is to evaluate progress toward achievement of competencies of the Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared Advanced Practice Nurse. The Emphasis is on the incorporation of evidence and concepts from previous coursework and clinical practice to improve the health status of the psychiatric population.
Prerequisites: NPN 723 [Min Grade: B] and NPN 786L [Min Grade: P]