Graduate Certificate – Family Nurse Practitioner

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Program Overview

This program is for students who have completed a graduate degree and are certified as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). Students who pursue the Family Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate will be prepared to deliver evidence based comprehensive primary healthcare to individuals of all ages, from birth through older adulthood. The FNP role includes the diagnosis and treatment of common acute and episodic health problems as well as  the management of chronic diseases. The student will utilize current research to provide health education to individuals and families and demonstrate expertise in health promotion and disease prevention. In addition, the  student will be prepared to work independently and collaboratively to integrate advanced knowledge in the delivery of care to all populations including rural and other underserved communities .

Graduate FNP Certificate Courses

Course Number

Course Title

Total Credit hours (didactic + clinical credit)

Didactic credits

Clinical credit & clinical hours

N8400

Adult & Geriatric Primary Care I

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8410

Adult & Geriatric Primary Care II

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8420

Newborn through Adolescence

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8430

Reproductive & Sexual Health

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8540

Advanced Diagnostics & Reasoning I

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8980

Advanced Clinical Nursing Practicum

2

0

2 (120 hrs)

 

TOTAL

19.5

10

9.5 (570 hrs)