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NRSG 918. Primary Care Practicum III: Family Nurse Practitioner. 2-4 Hours.

This is the final practicum course in a series of three practicum courses that prepares the student for entry into practice as a primary care provider. This course is designed to prepare the family nurse practitioner student as a provider of direct health care services. The patient population of the family provider includes individuals and families across the lifespan. Within this role, the family nurse practitioner student will synthesize theoretical, scientific, and contemporary clinical knowledge for the assessment and management of both health and illness states. Advanced practice competencies incorporate the health promotion, health protection, disease prevention, and management focus of the family nurse practitioner practice. Prerequisite: NRSG 917, or consent of instructor. PRA.

Doctor of Nursing Practice

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The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree prepares graduates for nursing practice at the highest level. The DNP offers sophisticated, cutting-edge experiences that help nurses actively engage in a complex, dynamic and demanding health care field. Skills in collaboration, innovation, and evaluation — complemented by advanced nursing practice skills — prepare nurses to shape the future of health care. Graduates of the DNP program provide patient-centered care that is evidence-based, contribute to the development of evidence-based practice, and pursue leadership roles in a variety of health care and educational settings. All DNP graduates must have completed at least 1,000 hours of supervised, post-baccalaureate, practice experiences.

Nursing and Interprofessional Certificate Programs

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The School of Nursing offers Post-Master's Nursing Certificate programs in Advanced Practice and Interprofessional ​Certificates in Health Informatics (graduate level) and Health Professions Educator (graduate level). Select the program link below for detailed information on admission and certificate requirements. 

Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

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...offered online. Practicum courses NRSG 916 , NRSG 917 , and NRSG 918 require visits to the...