Family Nurse Practitioner

Family Nurse Practitioner

Program of study — 3 years full time — part-time options  
Required MSN core courses * are included in the schedule below.

Required Courses

MSN Specialty Family Nurse Practitioner  
COURSE # TITLE CREDITS
VARIOUS * Graduate Statistics 3
NRSG 602 * Nursing Scholarship 4
NRSG 603 * Leadership in Nursing 3
NRSG 604 * Health Systems Innovation & Improvement 3
NRSG 605 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses I 3
NRSG 606 Applied Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses 3
NRSG 607 Advanced Assessment Across the Life Span 3
NRSG 609 * Health Promotion for Populations 3
NRSG 637 Health Promotion and Advanced Clinical Skills in Primary Care for Individuals and Families 5
NRSG 638 Primary Health Care of Young Families 6
NRSG 639 Primary Health Care of Older Families 6
NRSG 640 Advanced Primary Health Care of Families 6
  TOTAL — Family Nurse Practitioner 48

* Required course — MSN core curriculum  

Full-time Plan of Study (Three Years in Length)

  Fall Spring Summer
Year 1 Graduate Statistics

NRSG 602*
Nursing Scholarship

NRSG 603*
Leadership in Nursing

NRSG 605
Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses
NRSG 604*
Health Systems Innovation & Improvement

NRSG 609*
Health Promotion for Populations

NRSG 606
Applied Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses
NRSG 607
Advanced Assessment Across the Life Span
Year 2 NRSG 637
Health Promotion and Advanced Clinical Skills in Primary Care
NRSG 639
Primary Health Care of Older Families
 
Year 3 NRSG 638
Primary Health Care of Young Families
NRSG 640
Advanced Primary Health Care of Families
 

* NRSG 602 and 603 are taught in the summer of even years; NRSG 604 and 609 are taught in the summer of odd years. These four core courses are also taught each fall and spring semester.

  Part-time study options

Part-time Plan of Study (Four Years in Length)

  Fall Spring Summer
Year 1 Graduate Statistics

NRSG 602*
Nursing Scholarship
NRSG 603*
Leadership in Nursing
NRSG 609*
Health Promotion for Populations
Year 2 NRSG 604*
Health Systems Innovation & Improvement

NRSG 605
Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses
NRSG 606
Applied Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses
NRSG 607
Advanced Assessment Across the Life Span
Year 3 NRSG 637
Health Promotion and Advanced Clinical Skills in Primary Care
NRSG 639
Primary Health Care of Older Families
 
Year 4 NRSG 638
Primary Health Care of Young Families
NRSG 640
Advanced Primary Health Care of Families
 

* NRSG 602 and 603 are taught in the summer of even years; NRSG 604 and 609 are taught in the summer of odd years. These four core courses are also taught each fall and spring semester.

NP credentialing

Graduates are eligible to take the Nurse Practitioner certification exam in this specialty.

Questions?

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