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

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Certificate Requirements — 39 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.

Certificate Requirements

Required FNP Certificate Credits — 39 hours

NURS 612Advanced Pharmacology

4

NURS 613Advanced Health Assessment

4

NURS 614Advanced Pathophysiology

3

NURS 624Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Advanced Practice of Nursing

3

NURS 654Acute Care of Adults

3

NURS 656Care of Chronic Illness in Adults

3

NURS 674Care of Women and Pediatric Populations

3

NURS 675FNP Clinical I

2

NURS 676FNP Advanced Clinical Topics

2

NURS 677FNP Clinical II

4

NURS 689FNP Clinical Synthesis

6

NURS 690Advanced Professional Role

2