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College of Nursing

Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Post-Graduate Certificate

Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program of Study*

Credit requirements reviewed on an individual basis.

First Year

Summer QuarterFall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
  NURS 5020 - Epidemiologic Analysis of Populations
at Risk (4)
NURS 5032 - Neurobiology of Psychiatric Mental Health and Addictions (3)
NURS 5038 - Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (4)
NURS 5021 - Psychosocial Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing (3)

NURS 5024 - Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 5030 - Advanced Psychiatric Nursing: Counseling of Individuals, Families, and Groups(3)                                 NURS 5065 -  Advanced Pharmacology for Nursing Care  (2)                                   

  Total Credits: 11 Total Credits: 3 Total Credits: 8

Second Year

Summer QuarterFall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
NURS 5001 - Advanced Health Assessment and Health Promotion (1 credit lab=30 contact hours) (4)
NURS 5022 - Advanced Pharmacological Application for Primary Care (3)
NURS 5075 - Advanced Health Assessment and Differential Diagnosis (2)
NURS 5035 - Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Psychiatric Health Disorders and Addictions I
(6 credits clinical=180 contact hours) (6)
NURS 5009 - Advanced Nursing Practice Roles and Functions (3)
NURS 5033 - Psychosocial Aspects of the Addictions (3)
NURS 5036 - Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Psychiatric Health Disorders and Addictions II
(6 credits clinical=180 contact hours) (6)
NURS 5052 - Psycopharmacology (3)
NURS 5034 - Principles of Addiction Treatment (2 credits clinical 60 contact hours) (3)
NURS 5037 - Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Psychiatric Health Disorders and Addictions III
(6 credits clinical 180 contact hours) (6)
Total Credits: 9 Total Credits: 6 Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 9

Total Advanced Practice Clinical Hours: 600
Total program credits:
42-59

Seattle University provides the following program disclosures on Gainful Employment eligible certificate programs. 

*Program of Study is subject to change based on faculty and other resource availability. Current students should consult with their advisor and official SU graduate catalog for program requirements. Rev. 4-9-15