Graduate Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner
The Family Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate is offered to individuals who have completed a graduate degree in nursing and who desire to obtain specialized knowledge to seek certification as an FNP. FNP graduates are eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification or American Academy of Nurse Practitioner (AANP) certification corresponding to their population foci.
The program is offered in a three-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.
|NURS 6210||FNP Cln I:Adolescent and Adult||7|
|NURS 6220||FNP Clin II:Women and Children||7|
|NURS 6230||FNP Clin III:Adults/Older Adul||8|
Transcripts must indicate completion at the graduate level of advanced pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology and advanced health assessment with a grade of B or higher in each course.