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Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate, PG CERT
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POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATE - FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER  • 36 CREDITS • NURSPACT PGC

The Family Nurse Practitioner program focuses on continual and comprehensive, wellness and illness care for individuals across the lifespan to assist with illness management, health promotion, and health education. Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner students will be prepared to assume leadership roles for the targeted populations in the primary settings. Family Nurse Practitioners are prepared to provide care to individuals with acute and chronic illnesses in a variety of primary care practice settings such as clinics, outpatient services and more.

Upon successful completion of the Post-Graduate Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration, the graduate will be eligible to seek certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner, offered by American Nurses’ Credentialing Center and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Following successful certification the graduate applies to the Department of Professional Regulation for licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) for practice in their State.  

Which class should I take? When should I take it?
2017-2018 Recommended Program Sequence for Nurse Practitioner, PGC and printable pdf download

Advanced Nursing Core9 cr.
NURS601MSN Orientation Seminar0 cr.
NURS735Advanced Pathophysiology3 cr.
NURS738Advanced Pharmacology3 cr.
NURS740Advanced Health Assessment2 cr.
NURS740VAdvanced Health Assessment Lab (Virtual)1 cr.
Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration26 cr.
NURS768FN I-Health Promotion for the Advanced Practice Nurse2 cr.
NURS768CFN I-Health Promotion for the Advanced Practice Nurse Clinical1 cr.
NURS772FNP Onsite Campus Intensive1 cr.
NURS776FNP II-Acute and Episodic Problems across the Lifespan2 cr.
NURS776CFNP II-Acute and Episodic Problems across the Lifespan Clinical5 cr.
NURS781FNP III-Advanced Practice Nursing Care of Woman, Childbearing Family, and Pediatrics2 cr.
NURS781CFNP III-Advanced Practice Nursing Care of Woman, Childbearing Family, and Pediatrics Clinical5 cr.
NURS786FNP IV-Management of Patients and Families with Chronic Conditions2 cr.
NURS786CFNP IV-Management of Patients and Families with Chronic Conditions Clinical5 cr.
NURS788Advanced Gerontology1 cr.
Capstone1 cr.
NURS794Family Nurse Practitioner Capstone1 cr.

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