Program Goals

  1. Graduates will analyze theoretical concepts and knowledge from nursing and other disciplines relevant to advanced nursing practice in the provision and improvement of health care.
  2. Graduates will assume leadership in designing, managing and implementing quality, cost-effective, and innovative services to clients in a variety of health care settings. 
  3. Graduates will incorporate knowledge of population-based care and cultural influences in ensuring appropriate and sensitive health care.
  4. Graduates will influence health policy formulation and implementation to address socioeconomic and health care issues.
  5. Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in analyzing and utilizing research from nursing and other relevant disciplines to improve practice.
  6. Graduates will engage in a systematic process of moral reasoning and values-based dialogue to resolve/address ethical dilemmas/situations.
  7. Graduates will demonstrate competency in an advanced nursing role.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner

Role Support Core Courses
NUR 607Pharmacology Across the Lifespan for Advanced Nursing Practice3
NUR 650Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan3
NUR 694Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan3
NUR 756Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in the Gerontological Population2
Specialty and Role Courses
NUR 664Well Child Care Management1
NUR 714Primary Care of Adult-Gerontology3
NUR 720Primary Care of Adult-Gerontology II3
NUR 721Practicum III: Family Nurse Practitioner2
NUR 722Child Care Management2
NUR 723Residency: Family Nurse Practitioner5
NUR 731Primary Care of Adult-Gerontology III2
NUR 741Practicum I: Family Nurse Practitioner2
Total Credits31