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Proposal Summary: NU-08-02

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TitlePost MSN Psychiatric Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program
Submitting DeanN. Margaret Wineman
Submitting CollegeNursing -- Susan Bradford
Departments Generating the ProposalNursing
Objection DeadlineMay 01, 2008
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedSeptember 23, 2008 by Karen Greene
Effective DateFall 2008
Brief Summary of ProposalThis proposal is to establish a Post MSN Psychiatric Family Nurse Practitioner Program for advanced practice nurses who have a master's degree in nursing, are certified as a Psychiartic Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and want to be eligible to sit for ANCC certification as a Family Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. There is a demand for Psychiatric Family Nurse Practitioners regionally and nationally. This certificate program is designed using existing courses in the Child and Adolescent Health Nurse Practioner track, the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track, and two courses from the Department of Counseling. Dr. Karin Jordan, Chair of Counseling was consulted by Dr. Tusaie and agrees that those courses can be a required component of this proposed certificate program.
Type of ProposalNew program
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedApril 16, 2008 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved with comment
IR CommentCourse requirements not listed in bulletin description.
IR Status UpdatedApril 02, 2008 by IR Diane Maffei
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedMarch 31, 2008 by UL Jo Ann Calzonetti
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusTo be reviewed
DLRC Status UpdatedApril 17, 2008 by PR Rex Ramsier
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status UpdatedApril 17, 2008 by PR Rex Ramsier
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedMarch 19, 2008 by NU dean's ofc Kathleen Ross-Alaolmolki
Resource commentExisting resources and courses will be used. None


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