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Advanced Certificate Program – Family Nurse Practitioner

The advanced Family Nurse Practitioner certificate program provides the nurse, holding a Master’s degree in nursing, the opportunity to acquire an in-depth theoretical understanding of advanced nursing practice with individuals. Upon completion of the program, the graduate will be eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner examinations.

The Advanced Certificate Program in Family Nurse Practitioner requires the completion of 27 credits:

I.  Nursing Support Courses 9 credits
NURS 530 Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS 531 Advanced Health Assessment
NURS 532 Advanced Pharmacophysiology
II.  Family Nurse Practitioner Courses 18 credits
NURS 650 Advanced Practice Theory I
NURS 651 Advanced Practice Seminar/Practicum II
NURS 652 Advanced Practice Theory II
NURS 653 Advanced Practice Seminar/Practicum II
NURS 656 Family Nurse Practitioner Theory III
NURS 657 Family Nurse Practitioner Seminar/Practicum III