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MSN Family Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing Concentration Curriculum Plan


Family Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Concentration Program Director:  Dr. Lisa Pullen | lisa.pullen@LMUnet.edu
Curriculum Plan for Full-Time FPMHNP Students

Course Credit Hours
First Semester
NURS 510 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NURS 520 Advanced Health Assessment 3
NURS 530 Advanced Pharmacology and Therapeutics 4
TOTAL 10
   
Second Semster
NURS 500 Theoretical Foundations & Research Methods 4
NURS 535 Psychopharmacology 2
NURS 541 FPMHNP I 4
NURS 541A FPMHNP I Practicum 2
TOTAL 12
   
Third Semester
NURS 580 Contemporary Roles & Issues for Advanced Practice Nurses 4
NURS 542 FPMHNP II 4
NURS 542A FPMHNP II Practicum 4
TOTAL 12
   
Fourth Semester
NURS 590 Directed Scholarly Project 3
NURS 543 FPMHNP III 2
NURS 543A FPMHNP III Practicum 5
TOTAL PROGRAM 44 credits
   
Curriculum Plan for Part-Time FPMHNP Students (one sample)

Course Credit Hours
First Semester
NURS 510 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
   
Second Semester
NURS 500 Theoretical Foundations & Research Methods 4
   
Third Semester
NURS 580 Contemporary Roles & Issues for Advanced Practice Nurses 4
   
Fourth Semester
NURS 520 Advanced Health Assessment 3
NURS 530 Advanced Pharmacology & Therapeutics 4
  7
   
Fifth Semester
NURS 541 FPMHNP I 4
NURS 541A FPMHNP I Practicum 2
NURS 535 Psychopharmacology 2
  8
   
Sixth Semester
NURS 542 FPMHNP II 4
NURS 542A FPMHNP II Practicum 4
  8
   
Seventh Semester
NURS 543 FPMHNP III 2
NURS 543A FPMHNP III Practicum 5
NURS 590 Directed Scholarly Project 3
  10