Post-Doctoral Certification Psychiatric- 
Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

The College of Nursing offers a Post-Doctoral certification concentration for DNP prepared APRNs who are certified in another specialty.  The certificate program prepares graduates to independently diagnose and treat a wide variety of mental health conditions across the life span.  In addition, graduates are prepared to provide integrative practice across a spectrum of mental health and physical health conditions.

Course work and supervised clinical experiences provide the knowledge, skills and abilities to provide at least two different approaches to psychotherapy, in-depth understanding of psychopharmacology, and expertise in treating patients across the life span who are experiencing both mental health and physical health problems.  Graduates are eligible to take the certification examination for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioners.

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Post-Doctoral Certification Psychiatric- Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Laura Melaro, DNP, APN, FNP-BC, PMH-BC
Assistant Professor
Psychiatric Mental Health Concentration Coordinator
920 Madison, #940
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-6103
lmelaro@uthsc.edu