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The PMHNP program at RMU prepares graduates to manage care of patients of all ages experiencing mental health problems as part of an interprofessional health care team.

Access to Interprofessional
Mental Health Education Project (AIME)

The purpose of the AIME project is to increase the number of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNPs) who are proficient in interprofessional education competencies and have the knowledge to improve care of patients with multiple chronic conditions.

The Access to Interprofessional Mental Health Education project (AIME) is funded by a Federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration: grant number 1 D09HP25937-01-00. The content on this website is the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of HRSA nor does HRSA endorse any particular institution of higher education.

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BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • 86 credits with 1252 practicum hours
  • Clinically-oriented
  • Focus on multiple chronic conditions throughout the lifespan
  • Incorporates interprofessional competencies
  • Graduates eligible for PMHNP national certification by ANCC

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification

  • For post-master’s nurse practitioners
  • 28-31 credits with 560-616 practicum hours
  • Classes offered one day per week
  • Focus on multiple chronic conditions throughout the lifespan
  • Incorporates interprofessional competencies
  • Graduates eligible for PMHNP national certification by ANCC

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Post Master's DNP Completion / PMHNP Certification

  • For post-master’s nurse practitioners
  • Earn a DNP and PMHNP certificate
  • DNP classes taught in executive format
  • PMHNP certificate taught through distance education technology
  • Emphasizes skills in differential diagnosis and management
  • Incorporates interprofessional competencies and lifespan focus
  • Graduates eligible for PMHNP national certification by ANCC

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