Graduate Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner
The Family Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate program is offered to individuals who have completed a master's degree in nursing and who desire to obtain specialized knowledge to seek certification as an FNP. Graduates of the program will be qualified to take national FNP certification examinations.
The program is offered in a four-semester, part-time option. The curriculum is designed to prepare professional nurses for the FNP role in primary nursing care. The curriculum includes 630 contact hours for clinical practice.
|Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology (Prerequisite) 1|
|Advanced Health Assessments (60 lab hours) (Prerequisite) 1|
|NURS 5690||Adv Pharmacotherapeutics||3|
|NURS 6210||FNP Cln I:Adolescent and Adult (180 clinical hours)||7|
|NURS 6220||FNP Clin II:Women and Children (180 clinical hours)||7|
|NURS 6230||FNP Clin III:Adults/Older Adul (270 clinical hours)||8|
If the course was completed greater than 5 years prior to matriculation, the course must be repeated.