Family Nurse Practitioner Track, Nursing (MS)

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The Family Nurse Practitioner track is designed to prepare nurses for advanced practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner with advanced knowledge and applicable skill in population specific primary care. In this track, the graduate will be able to pursue national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Contained within the coursework for the MS degree are ten advanced practice nursing courses. The degree program culminates in 600 clinical hours.

Course Title Quarter Hours
NSG 473PRIMARY CARE OF THE INFANT, CHILD, AND THE ADOLESCENT (FNP only)4
NSG 474PRIMARY CARE OF THE ADULT AND OLDER ADULT4
NSG 475WOMEN'S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND GYNECOLOGY (FNP only)4
NSG 478CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE AND CHRONIC ILLNESSES IN PRIMARY CARE4
NSG 481BIOSTATISTICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY4
NSG 483PRACTICUM IN POPULATON-BASED NURSING PRACTICE I4
NSG 484PHARMACOLOGY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE4
NSG 487PRACTICUM IN POPULATION-BASED NURSING PRACTICE II4
NSG 488PROFESSIONAL ISSUES & RESEARCH IN POPULATION-BASED ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING4
NSG 490PRACTICUM IN POPULATION-BASED NURSING PRACTICE III4
NSG 598GRADUATE RESEARCH SYNTHESIS4