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PMHNP Tracks

Graduates of the PMHNP Post-Graduate Certificate program are prepared to apply for the ANCC Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner exam. Washburn’s PMHNP program was accepted into ANCC's Certification Eligibility Curriculum Review Program. 

There are Three tracks for admission to the PMHNP Post-Graduate certificate program based on your preparation prior to admission:

Track 1:         Nurse Practitioner  (ANP or FNP)

Track 2:         Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) prepared

Track 3:          MSN without Nurse Practitioner Foundation 

All Tracks include 540 clinical hours to meet ANCC Certification requirements

+Actual number of required hours will be dependent on review of transcripts.  Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, and Advanced Physical Assessment are required if not completed elsewhere.

+Actual number of required hours will be dependent on review of transcripts.  

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