Family Nurse Practitioner
The Family Nurse Practitioner (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.
The Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing is recognized nationally as providing a Top FNP Program.
The FNP certificate curriculum focuses on giving comprehensive wellness and illness care to individuals of all ages and is designed for nurses who already hold a master’s degree in nursing.
The online FNP program does require the student to come to campus one time per semester during the three practicum courses to learn “hands on” skills. Other clinical experiences can be completed in the student’s home area.
Students will be prepared to assume advanced leadership roles for the targeted populations, and they will be eligible to take the certification exam.
Benefits of an FNP Post Graduate Certificate
|509 - Advanced Health Assessment, Clinical Reasoning, and Diagnosis Across the Lifespan||Fall|
|519 - Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Life Span||Fall|
|529 - Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics Across the Life Span||Spring|
|511 – Differential Diagnosis||Spring|
|512 - Roles & Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing||Summer|
|556 - Family Health Mangement II||Fall|
|707 - Principles of Epidemiology & Health Promotion in Advanced Nursing Practice||Fall|
|557 - Family Health Mangement III||Spring|
|555 - Family Health Management I||Fall|
|642 - FNP Practicum IV||Spring|
- $50.00 application fee
- Three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the College (PDF)
- Copy of RN license and APN license, if applicable
- Copy of certification (if applicable)
- Admission essay