Total credit hours: 52
A Family Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse with a graduate degree in nursing that is prepared for advanced practice with individuals and families throughout the life span and across the health continuum. This practice includes independent and interdependent decision-making and direct accountability for clinical judgment. Graduate preparation expands the comprehensiveness of the FNP role to include participation in and use of research development and implementation of health policy, leadership, education, case management and consultation.
||Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
||Advanced Diagnostics and Procedures
||Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology
||Pharmacology for Advanced Nurse Practitioner
||Health Promotion Theories & Strategies Across the Lifespan
||Organizational & Professional Dimensions of Nursing Practice
||Research and Evidence-Based Practice
||Systems and Populations in Healthcare
||Health Management of Adults & Older Adults I
||Health Management of Adults & Older Adults II
||Primary Care of Children and Adolescents I
||Primary Care of Childbearing Family
||Primary Care of Childbearing Family: Practicum
||Health Management of Families: Special Topics
A Master’s College of Nursing Comprehensive Examination is required at the end of the program.
For Master's students without a BS in Nursing, additional bridge coursework will be required.
As approved by Graduate Council 04/16/2012, effective Fall 2012.