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Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (21 credits)

Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: C-TMH

Program Requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, in combination with the Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, focuses on the competencies required to assume the advanced practice nursing role of the mental health nurse practitioner, including the assessment, diagnosis, care and treatment of mental illness in primary, secondary and tertiary care settings.

Required Courses (21 credits)

  • NUR2 647 Pharmacology for Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Advanced concepts in pharmacology for mental health nurse practitioners, including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and pharmacotherapeutics. Students will learn decision-making skills and problem-solving in the domain of clinical pharmacology.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • NUR2 655 Mental Health Internship 1 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Clinical training in the assessment and management of psychiatric illness, including psychiatric outpatient, inpatient, and emergency care units, to complete required clinical encounters, including assessment, interventions and evaluations. Emphasis is on facilitating the ability to recognize the required psychiatric conditions and pathology associated with these conditions and to develop longitudinal management plans that encompass biopsychosocial understanding of the conditions and address urgent and emergency situations. A strengths-based approach will guide nursing interventions with the patient/family, taking into consideration cultural, societal and environmental aspects.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: NUR2 647, NUR2 693 and NUR2 694

    • A fee of $21.39 for one name pin will be charged based on registration in this course.

    • **Due to the length of the clinical course, add/drop is the eleventh lecture day and withdrawal is the fifteenth lecture day.

  • NUR2 690 Reasoning in Mental Health 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Introduction to fundamental concepts in psychopathology, as well as psychiatric assessment, diagnosis and intervention. Emphasis placed on advanced practice nursing competencies integrated in mental health care of patients. Objectives also include relevant legal aspects when presented with a patient at risk for violent or dangerous behaviour.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Lalonde, Melanie-Anne (Winter)

  • NUR2 694 Reasoning in Mental Health 5 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Advanced nursing knowledge and skills, within the scope of practice of a mental-health nurse practitioner, in the assessment and management of medical illness and somatic symptoms in psychiatry and to introduce basic psychotherapy concepts. Recognition of the pathology associated with these conditions and development of longitudinal management plans that encompass biopsychosocial understanding of the conditions and address urgent and emergency situations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Ingram School of Nursing—2024-2025 (last updated Apr. 22, 2024) (disclaimer)
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