NS 860 - Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Transition to Practice

This course incorporates teaching-learning strategies to prepare the psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner student for transition to practice. The content will focus on a comprehensive review of program materials, test-taking strategies and opportunities to identify gaps in knowledge to begin to guide the student in certification exam preparation. Each student will have the opportunity to systematically review content and develop an individualized plan for preparing for the certification exam by meeting established benchmarks throughout the course. The quizzes in the course consist of questions that mirror the format of questions on the certification exam which further enables the student to tailor their plan of study to specific topics. At the end of the semester, the student will have created a self-study plan to support preparation for the certification exam. Additionally, the students will explore content related to preparation for professional psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner practice.

Semester hours: 2.0


  • NS 858 - Complex Psychiatric-Mental Health Concepts
  • NS 859 - Advanced Psychiatric-Mental Health Concepts


  • NS 859 - Advanced Psychiatric-Mental Health Concepts

Last updated: 04/05/2022