WHO WE ARE
Welcome to PASS - Peter and Associates Specialist School - a leading institution dedicated to providing comprehensive review courses for nurse practitioners (NPs) seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills and prepare for certification exams.
Here at PASS, we understand the importance of quality education and training in healthcare, especially for nurse practitioners who play a vital role in patient care. That's why we offer a wide range of review courses and study materials to help NPs succeed in their careers and provide excellent care to their patients.
Our team of experienced and knowledgeable instructors is committed to providing the highest level of education to our students. We work tirelessly to ensure that our review courses are up-to-date with the latest clinical guidelines, evidence-based practices, and emerging healthcare trends.
Whether you are a newly graduated NP or a seasoned practitioner looking to sharpen your skills, our review courses can help you achieve your professional goals. We offer both live and online courses to accommodate different learning styles and schedules.
At the Review Center for Nurse Practitioners, we are proud of our excellent reputation in the healthcare community. Our graduates consistently score high on their certification exams and have gone on to achieve success in their careers.
We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of education and training to nurse practitioners, and we look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Thank you for considering PASS!
To provide the best innovative, transformative, student-centric review programs that will create individuals into safe, competent healthcare providers and leaders.
We believe it takes a village to prepare our students for success throughout their educational careers and their personal lives. Morante and Associates Training Center will work together to create professionals that are committed to excellence and innovations that are ready for their next journey.
Acceptance of Diversity
Commitment to Excellence
Student-CentricSafe Learning Environment
Morante and Associates Training Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number #17535 as a Continuing Education Provider (CEP).
MAATC is also approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technician as a VN CE provider # 15099 and VN IV BW provider # 15125.
MEET THE TEAM
Dr. Peter Morante
DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, NP-C, Gero-BC, Medsurg-BC, PMH-BC, LNC, APRN, RN-BC, CEO of MAATC
My goal is to help many people and teach them my best and, in turn, be better than I was yesterday. I'm here to help you through every step of the way. I'll work with you to ensure the process is seamless and successful.
Dr. Peter Morante is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and a dual board-certified Family Medicine and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years of clinical experience across a range of settings, including outpatient psychiatry, inpatient psychiatry, and crisis units. He has a deep understanding of the unique challenges that patients face in these environments and the importance of providing comprehensive care that addresses both their physical and mental health needs.
As an ANCC board-certified nurse practitioner in gerontology, medical-surgical nursing, and psychiatric-mental health nursing, Dr. Morante is committed to providing the highest level of care to his patients. He works closely with each patient to create personalized treatment plans that address their individual needs and concerns, and he believes in empowering patients to take an active role in their healthcare journey.
Beyond his clinical work, Dr. Morante is deeply passionate about education and has dedicated much of his career to teaching and mentoring new graduate nurses and nurse practitioners. He understands the challenges that new graduates face as they navigate their way into the workforce and strives to provide the resources and support they need to succeed. Dr. Morante is currently the Founder & Chief Executive Officer at PASS (Peter & Associates Specialist School), which focuses on providing the resources and support that new graduates need to pass their national board certifications and succeed in their professional journey.
Dr. Morante believes that education is the foundation of success, and he is committed to empowering the next generation of healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to make a positive impact in the field. He regularly attends conferences and continuing education courses to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in healthcare and ensure that he is providing the best possible care to his patients.
As a healthcare professional, Dr. Morante understands the importance of building strong professional networks and is always looking for opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals. Whether you're a seasoned practitioner or just starting out, Dr. Morante looks forward to connecting with you and working together to advance our shared mission of improving healthcare for all.
Dr. Drew Turner
DNP, MBA, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, ACHPN
Dr. Turner received his nursing degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in 2001, followed by a master's degree from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2005 and Union University in 2011. In 2020, he completed his Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) at East Tennessee State University, specializing in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). Dr. Turner's practice is currently located in East Tennessee, where he specializes in caring for patients with life-limiting illnesses. With 21 years of nursing experience, including 17 years as a Nurse Practitioner, he is certified in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC), Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), and Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner (ACHPN).
Dr. Turner is dedicated to preventing suicide and actively collaborates with multiple community partners to achieve this goal. He is passionate about precepting students and has a strong commitment to teaching with PASS review to ensure students succeed in their certification exams.
Brittany Skinner is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in Child/Adolescents and Addiction medicine.
Brittany was a traveling ICU/ER nurse for 9 years before she graduated and took up residence in California. Brittany obtained her Associates and Bachelors degree in Nursing in Missouri and her Master’s degree at Walden University in Minnesota. Brittany obtained her PMHNP certification in 2021 as well as her X-Waiver for Medication Assisted Detox/Treatment.
Brittany has experience working in integrated care services, treating and managing patients with depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and other mental illnesses. Brittany is currently a Child and Adolescent PMHNP as well as the main provider for a Recovery Center that sees patients across the lifespan.
Brittany’s ICU and ER experiences as an RN make her a mentor in looking at the whole patient, not just mental health issues. Brittany prides herself on staying up-to-date in the latest evidence-based practices.
PMHNP-BC Nurse Practitioner
As a newly certified nurse practitioner with over 18 years of experience as a registered nurse in bedside nursing, my expertise has primarily focused on trauma care with a specialization in Neuro ICU. Seeking to broaden my scope, I have recently embarked on the study of mental health with a strong desire to make a meaningful impact on my community through teaching and counseling.
My name is Keena Harrison and I am a dual certified nurse practitioner. I am so happy to be here along your journey to national certification. I understand the energy and commitment required to succeed. I climbed the nursing ladder starting as a licensed vocational nurse, to a registered nurse, to a family nurse practitioner, and now a certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner! It is always stressful preparing for a big exam, and it is essential to have the best support and resources possible. I have the knowledge and experience that comes with taking the exams and PASSING on the first try every time! Please allow me to assist you in achieving what you have worked so hard for. It is an honor and privilege to be a part of your story and your success.
As a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, I utilize an evidence-based approach to treat individuals with mental health needs. I draw on my crisis management skills, assessment and interviewing techniques, nursing experience, and work as a preceptor and teacher. My role as a teacher and preceptor is to create an atmosphere where each student can achieve their highest potential through collaborative learning. Practicing in a walk-in psychiatric urgent care, we treat patients who present with depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, substance use disorders and many other mental health issues. In my profession, I strive to provide life-changing, empathetic care by treating patients holistically. My purpose and desire are to foster resilient hope in those who are struggling with mental health issues. I currently live in Iowa with my youngest daughter who is in high school and have two grown married children. My favorite thing to do is travel and experience new places and cultures.
Experienced Registered Nurse practitioner with over 35 years in the medical field. Dedicated to providing the best patient care possible through listening to patients and employing motivational interviewing techniques. Passionate about whole body wellness and preventative care, and trained in functional medicine. Practiced in a variety of health care settings, treating patients with a variety of illnesses and injuries. Team player ready to provide seamless collaborative care for patients.