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    Jun 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Doctor of Nursing Practice with a concentration in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


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Program Overview

The DNP-PMHNP concentration prepares advanced nurse clinicians to provide psychiatric and mental healthcare to clients, families, and communities. Coursework emphasizes the care of adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients and their families. The doctoral-level education provides the clinical and management expertise to improve health care outcomes. The program enables nurses to become expert nurse leaders and collaborators in solving health care problems in systems. Full-time and part-time schedules are available. The program is approved by the Georgia Board of Regents as a web-based program with greater than 50 percent of the program taught online. Cohort locations are on our Augusta and Athens campuses..

https://www.augusta.edu/nursing/programs/dnp/pmhnp.php

Program Contact
Concentration Coordinator: Dr. Judy Glaser
Program Contact: Janelle Mangrum
706-721-3676
dnp@augusta.edu
Program Accreditation

This program is fully accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Graduates are prepared to meet the eligibility requirements for the certification exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, as well as the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Program Length: 3 Years Full-Time or 4 Years Part-Time
CIP Code: 51.3808
Program Code: DNP_DNP
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Degree Requirements: 77 Hours


Total Clinical Hours: 1156 Hours


Total Hours for the Degree: 77 Hours


Prerequisite: Applicants must have completed a 3 credit hour undergraduate or graduate statistics or biostatistics course with a grade of “B” or higher

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