Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner Degree Requirements

The courses required by the Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitoner program track are offered in an online format, with clinical experiences supervised by preceptors and conducted in local settings approved by Wilson School of Nursing and Midwestern State University.  Some courses require on-campus sessions which are mandatory and at the student's expense.

For more information, please contact:

Debra Walker, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Associate Professor
Graduate Coordinator/PMHNP Program Coordinator
Telephone: (940) 397-4600
E-mail: debra.walker
Address: 3410 Taft Blvd., Wichita Falls, TX 76308
Office: Bridwell Hall 308H


 Nursing Core (18 hours)

·NURS 5023 Research in Nursing

·NURS5103 Theoretical Foundations inNursing

·NURS 5053 Contemporary Perspectives

·NURS 5043 Pathological Processes for Advanced Nursing Practice

·NURS 5133 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

·NURS 5112/13Health Assessment for Advanced Nursing Practice

Clinical Courses (22 hours)

·NURS 5303 Roles in Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practice

·NURS 5322 Diagnostics for Mental Disorders

·NURS 5363 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing I

·NURS 5373 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing I Clinical

·NURS 5383 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing II

·NURS 5393 Psychiatric Mental Health NursingII Clinical

·NURS 5401 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing III

·NURS 5404 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing III Clinical

Thesis (6 hours)

·NURS 6983 Thesis

·NURS 6993 Thesis


·NURS 6872 Evidence Based Project I

·NURS 6882 Evidence Based Project II

·NURS 6892 Evidence Based Project III

Total Hours:46

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