Family Nurse Practioner

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) curriculum focuses on giving comprehensive wellness and illness care to individuals of all ages.

The FNP provides disease management, health promotion, and health education. The FNP manages and treats individuals with acute and chronic illnesses in settings such as clinics, outpatient offices, and more.

Graduates will be prepared to take the certification exam and assume advanced leadership roles for the targeted populations.

Students come to campus one time per semester during the practicum courses.

Curriculum

First Year

Course Semester
500 - Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Fall
710 - Biostatistics Fall
726 - Analysis of Evidence-Based Practice Spring
759 - Information Systems & Technology for Transformation of Health Care Spring
750 - Cultural Competency for Advance Practice Summer

Second Year

Course Semester
736 - Translation of Evidence into Practice Fall
740 - Impact of Ethics & Law on Healthcare Fall
765 - Health Care Policy and Financial Management Spring
815 - Organizational Management & Leadership in Health Care Systems Spring
826.1 - DNP-C Project I Summer

Third Year

Course Semester
826.2 - DNP-C Project II Fall
707 - Principles of Epidemiology & Health Promotion in Advanced Nursing Practice Fall
826.3 - DNP-C Project III Spring
836 - DNP-C Residency Spring
512 - Principles of Gerontology in Advanced Nursing Practice Summer

Fourth Year

Course Semester
517 - Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning Across the Lifespan Fall
519 - Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan Fall
529 - Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics Across the Lifespan Spring
712 - Principles of Gerontology in Advanced Nursing Practice Spring

Fifth Year

Course Semester
560 - Family Health Care Management I Fall
561 - Advanced FNP Practicum I Fall
564 - Family Health Care Management II Spring
565 - Advanced FNP Practicum II Spring

Sixth Year

Course Semester
640 - FNP Practicum Fall