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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate

Graduates are prepared to care for people with both acute and chronic mental health problems. Students examine mental health theories in the classroom and work with preceptors in clinical settings to develop reasoning, patient assessment, and patient management skills.

There is an overwhelming need in the United States for more psychiatric nurses. Over 44 million American adults have a mental health condition and of those individuals, 1 in 5 reported having an unmet need related to their condition.

The PMH graduate certificate program is designed for MSN and DNP-prepared nurses who desire an additional certification as a PMHNP. This three semester program is delivered via our convenient blended distance education model, with minimal on-campus requirements.

Want to learn more? Email us at congrad@utk.edu.

 

Sources:
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/issues/state-mental-health-america
Pearson, G. S. (2019). Workforce Issues. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 25(1), 5–6. https://doi.org/10.1177/1078390318816331

Questions?

Program Chair Graduate Programs Advisor

Allyson Neal
DNP, PMHNP-BC, CNS-BC, CPNP
Clinical Assist Prof
aneal7@utk.edu
865-974-7612



April Gonzalez
April Gonzalez
M.Ed
Graduate Programs Advisor
agonza16@utk.edu
865-974-2594