Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner (Post Masters)
Master's Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program for students who completed a master of science degree in nursing. The certificate of advanced practice is designed for those individuals with a master's degree in nursing who wish to expand their practice into the role of a primary care family nurse practitioner. The PM-PC-FNP specialty area prepares family nurse practitioners (FNP) who are clinically competent and practice with cultural humility as advanced practiced registered nurse (APRN). FNPs provide patient centered health care to individuals, families,and communities across the life span. Clinical practice includes health promotion, disease prevention, teaching, counseling, and acute and chronic disease management. At the completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for national certification as a family nurse practitioner. Upon licensure, FNPs may practice autonomously as well as in collaboration with other health professionals. -
-PC-FNP certificate program will have an individualized plan of study developed requiring student to take less than 12 courses or 12-39 credits. accepted into the PM
Family Nurse Practitioner Post Masters Certificate Admission Requirements
Applicants are required to have an unencumbered RN license in the United States, degree in nursing or outside nursing, and successful completion of undergraduate statistics and research to be eligible to apply to this program.
- Unencumbered, active RN license in the United States
- Baccalaureate degree in nursing or another field. Masters degree in nursing.
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in associate and baccalaureate programs
- Successful completion of undergraduate statistics course and undergraduate research course
- 2 letters of recommendation. Recommendation letters submitted by relatives or friends, as well as letters older than one year, will not be accepted. References should be substantial with one academic, if available, and two current nursing professionals with graduate education background.
- Updated Resume
- Personal Statement. Prepare a brief but careful statement regarding:
- Reasons you wish to do graduate work in this field, including your immediate and long-range objectives.\
- our specific research or professional interest and experiences in this field.
- Course descriptions should be submitted for any course you request waived.
-PC-FNP certificate program will have an individualized plan of study developed requiring students to take less than12 courses or 12-39 credits accepted into the PM
|NURS 910||Genomics & Ethics||3|
|NURS 911||Diagnosis & Management - Diagnostic Reasoning||3|
|NURS 912||Advanced Pharmacology & Therapeutics||3|
|NURS 913||Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan||3|
|NURS 914||Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan||3|
|NURS 915||Leadership, Role & Collaboration||3|
|NURS 916||Health Promotion Theory & Population Health||3|
|NURS 917||Biostats and Epidemiology||3|
|NURS 918||Foundations of Evidence Based Practice||3|
|NURS 920||FNP Health Management I - Didactic||3|
|NURS 921||FNP Health Management I - Clinical||4|
|NURS 922||FNP Health Management II - Didactic||3|
|NURS 923||FNP Health Management II - Clinical||4|
|NURS 924||FNP Health Management III - Didactic||4|
|NURS 940||FNP Health Management III - Clinical||4|
|NURS 969||Health Systems Policy, Economics & Financial Planning||3|