Family Nurse Practitioner
This CCNE accredited graduate track leads to the Master of Science in Nursing degree or a Post-Master’s Certificate. It reflects Husson’s ongoing commitment to educate nurses for the challenges of the 21st century. Graduates are eligible to sit for the ANCC or AANP Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam. Programming is delivered via online modalities with on-campus orientation prior to clinical courses, making graduate nursing education accessible to everyone.
Upon completion, graduates will be expected to:
- Provide primary health care to individuals of all ages and their families, within diverse practice settings.
- Utilize community assessment in evaluating client needs and planning health care.
- Synthesize relevant theories and specialized knowledge into their clinical practice.
- Analyze and apply research literature used for improving health outcomes of individuals and their families.
- Influence family nursing practice by exhibiting competence in clinical practice, teaching, counseling, consultation, research, leadership and collaboration.
- Utilize an interdisciplinary focus in the delivery of comprehensive family health care.
- Contribute to the improvement of family health care by influencing health policy.
- Practice with personal integrity and a willingness to search for ethical truths in a constantly changing environment.
- Assume responsibility for continued professional growth and development.
|NU 700||Theories and Roles for Advanced Nursing Practice||3|
|NU 702||Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics||3|
|NU 704||Advanced Health Assessment||3|
|NU 706||Advanced Pathophysiology||3|
|NU 708||Socio-Cultural Perception of Addiction and Population Health||3|
|NU 710||Advanced Evidence Based Practice||3|
|NU 740||Public Health Policy Issues and Challenges||3|
|NU 802||Family Health I -- Adult-Gero Health (210 Internship Hours)||6|
|NU 806||Family Health III -- Integrating Primary Care (210 Internship Hours)||6|
|NU 815||Family Health II – Family Centered Care of Women, Infants, and Children (180 Internship Hours)||6|
|NU 821||Strategy & Analysis of Organizational Process||3|
|NU 836||Healthcare Informatics and Technology||3|
|NU 840||Graduate Nursing Capstone||3|
Upon review of student's previous MSN program, credits required may be reduced, ranging from 24-48 total credits.