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Graduate Programs : Graduate Certificate Programs : Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Graduate Certificate Program (Non-Degree)

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Graduate Certificate Program (Non-Degree)

Certificate Requirements — 33 Credits

The certificate in FNP at the graduate level provides the nurse who has a master's in nursing for advanced clinical practice in primary care of families. The graduate is eligible to apply for national certification upon program completion.

The graduate is eligible to be recognized as an Advanced Practice Nurse from the State Board of Nursing with all the rights and privileges associated with this title. Health policies, OSHA requirements, CPR and ACLS certifications are required.

Prerequisites: Master's degree in nursing.
Required FNP Certificate Credits — 33 hours

NURS 610 Health Assessment (3)

NURS 612 Advanced Pharmacology (4)

NURS 614 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)

NURS 640 Health Care of Families I (4)

NURS 645 Health Care of Families II (4)

NURS 650 Health Care of Families III (4)

NURS 680 Advanced Practice Role Practicum (1-9)

NURS 690 Advanced Professional Role (2)