Courses

The Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate courses are taught by expert nurse educators who are active practitioners.

  • NURS 501 Advanced Pathophysiology
    NURS 501 Advanced Pathophysiology

    3 Hours 

    Presentation and in-depth analysis of normal physiologic and pathologic mechanisms of disease as related to the provision and management of client care at the advanced level. 

  • NURS 503 Advanced Pharmacology
    NURS 503 Advanced Pharmacology

    3 Hours 

    Advanced pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of commonly used drug categories are analyzed in-depth with consideration to safe, high-quality, cost-effective drug therapy for client care. 

  • NURS 507 Advanced Health Assessment
    NURS 507 Advanced Health Assessment

    3 Hours (60 Clinical Hours)
    Comprehensive health assessment of the client with advanced application and synthesis of physiologic, psychological and sociocultural concepts as applied to comprehensive health appraisal of individuals, families and community groups. 

    Prerequisites: NURS 501, NURS 503 

  • NURS 531 Advanced Primary Nursing Care for Women
    NURS 531 Advanced Primary Nursing Care for Women

    6 Hours (180 Clinical Hours) 

    Exploration and application of advanced nursing theory in the provision of a wide range of health promotion and care services for women, including reproductive health. 

    Prerequisites: NURS 501, NURS 503, NURS 507 

  • NURS 535 Advanced Primary Nursing Care for Children and Adolescents
    NURS 535 Advanced Primary Nursing Care for Children and Adolescents

    6 Hours (180 Clinical Hours) 

    Exploration and application of advanced nursing theory in the provision of a wide range of health promotion and nursing care services for children and adolescents. 

    Prerequisites: NURS 501, NURS 503, NURS 507 

  • NURS 537 Advanced Primary Nursing Care for Adults
    NURS 537 Advanced Primary Nursing Care for Adults

    7 Hours (240 Clinical Hours) 

    Exploration and application of advanced nursing theory in the provision of a wide range of health promotion and care services for adults, including the elderly population. 

    Prerequisites: NURS 501, NURS 503, NURS 507, NURS 513

  • NURS 540 Accountability for Advanced Nursing Practice
    NURS 540 Accountability for Advanced Nursing Practice

    3 Hours

    Synthesis course with emphasis on roles, responsibilities and relationships for advanced practice nursing, including legal, ethical and religious dimensions; analysis of current and developing health care policies and health care delivery systems.

    Prerequisites: NURS 531, NURS 535

  • Clinical Hours
    Clinical Hours

    Post-masters FNP certificate students can expect to have 500-660 clinical hours in their program. Clinical hour requirements are determined following the transcript evaluation.

  • NURS 541 Certification Examination
    NURS 541 Certification Examination

    2 Hours

    This course provides the student an opportunity to demonstrate competence and synthesis of course work in preparation for national certification.

    (1) The student will complete certification preparation under the direction of faculty. (2) The student will successfully complete the departmental comprehensive exam.

    APEA Review and Certification Preparation Materials

    Course fee: $90


 

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