Our Program

If you're looking for a way to expand your practice or your practice options, or if you're only looking for a way to better meet the psychiatric needs of your patients in your current setting, this program can help you.

The PMHNP program prepares graduates to function as a psychiatric nurse practitioner.  PMHNPs provide treatment of psychiatric disorders for individuals, families and groups in a variety of clinical settings, using therapeutic techniques, pharmacological treatments, and interventions. The Washburn University School of Nursing Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Certificate program prepares graduates to function as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in providing care across the lifespan. 

Our Value

  • A quality program carefully designed to protect your investment of time and money.
  • The part-time program created for the working practitioner.
  • Individualized attention to help you meet your professional goals.
  • Financial Aid is available for students enrolled at least half-time (5 hours per term).
  • You will be eligible to apply for the Board Certification Examination as a Psychiatric NP.
American Nurses Credentialing Center CCNE Accredited

Our program meets ANCC's certification eligibility educational requirements.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Washburn University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

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GET IN TOUCH WITH School of Nursing

School of Nursing
Petro Allied Health Center
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621-1117

Phone & Fax
Ph: 785.670.1525
Fax: 785.670.1032

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