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Officially approved as:   

Stand Alone: Yes

Total Credit Hours:  18.5

Certificate Description: The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certificate will extend the opportunity for graduate students who are trained as nurse practitioners in another area of specialty (i.e. Family Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist) to obtain the necessary education and training to become certified as a PMHNP to augment/extend their current scope of practice or to pursue a career in a much needed specialty. This proposed certificate would be an option for already enrolled MU graduate students, or as a stand-alone certificate for post-graduate (masters or doctoral) individuals in nursing. The certification would include a total of 18.5 credit hours and 510 clinical hours.

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