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NUNP 6670 - PMH Nurse Practitioner Role II: Adult and Older Adult


(5 cr.) Continuing from the lifespan approach, the focus for the learner in this final course for the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) program is on psychiatric mental health issues that occur in adults and older adults. Selection of assessment approaches for the adult and older adult as well as differential diagnosis, application of diagnostic criteria, appropriate diagnostic testing, and diagnostic case formulation will be undertaken. The learner will use both psychotherapeutic approaches coupled with psychopharmacologic approaches to treat common psychiatric mental health conditions of adults and older adults. Through these practicum experiences, learners will focus on the application of didactic concepts to patient care situations. Note: This course requires a minimum of 160 practicum hours.



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