Course in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner DNP Major
Florida State University College of Nursing
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The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree is designed to prepare nurses for the highest level of clinical practice in nursing as a Psychiatric Mental Health (PMH) Nurse Practitioner. The program is for PMH nurse practitioners to earn the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, which includes a total of 42 credit hours of post Master’s study and 540 clinical hours. The program is designed following the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Practice Nursing, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (NONPF) Core competencies, and Population Focus Nurse Practitioner Competencies (2013). Upon completion of this program, the graduate to be awarded the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.
This program is online with two sessions on the main Florida State University. A majority of the courses have a synchronous (real-time or live) component and on-demand (asynchronous) classes; which means that 3 to 5 synchronous zoom classes will be scheduled throughout the semester.