M.S. In Nursing - Family and Community 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. All programming is delivered via online modalities, 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||Evidence Based Research||3|
|NU 740||Public Health Policy Issues and Challenges||3|
|NU 802||Family Health I -- Adult-Gero Health (168 Internship Hours)||6|
|NU 806||Family Health IV -- Integrating Primary Care (168 Internship Hours)||6|
|NU 807||Family Health II -- Pediatrics (45 Internship Hours)||3|
|NU 808||Family Health III -- Women’s Health (135 Internship Hours)||6|
|NU 821||Strategy & Analysis of Organizational Process||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.