Why Family Nurse Practitioner Program at 澳门六合彩

Nursing Student

Nurse practitioners have become the primary care providers for millions of Americans and are poised to meet the challenge of providing comprehensive, high-quality and cost-effective care to many more millions of people in the changing health care market. Family nurse practitioners (FNPs) are uniquely skilled primary care providers who work collaboratively to meet the health care needs of diverse individuals and families across the lifespan, in a variety of practice settings. Graduates of 澳门六合彩’s FNP program are trained as competent and compassionate clinicians who will provide excellent community-based primary care to diverse, under-served, and vulnerable populations.

Program Overview
澳门六合彩 FNP Students

The 澳门六合彩 FNP program offers a full- and part-time program of study for bachelor鈥檚-prepared registered nurses (RNs) licensed in New York state. The FNP program is a total of 46听credits, which includes 36 credits didactic coursework and nine credits of clinical coursework (totaling 810 hours). Graduates of the program receive a Master of Science in Nursing, FNP certification, and are eligible to sit for national certification. A part-time, post-master鈥檚 FNP certificate is also available to eligible candidates who will receive an individualized program of study.

澳门六合彩 FNP Program
Year I Fall听 (11 credits)
听NSG 660听 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
听NSG 663听 Advanced Pharmacology听 3
听NSG 665 Advanced Health Assessment I 3
听NSG 667 Advanced Practice Nursing Role 2


Year I Spring ( 12 credits)
听NSG 615 Advanced Research 3听
听NSG 626 Systems Thinking for Quality Care 3听
听NSG 666 Advanced Health Assessment II听 3听
听NSG 672 FNP Clinical II (270 hours) 3


听 Year II Fall (12 credits)
听NSG 637 Ethical Leadership 3听
听NSG 673 FNP Clinical III (270 hour)听 3
听NSG 681 Health & Illness Management听 I 3
听NSG 721 Epidemiology & Population Health 3

Year II Spring (11 credits)
听Graduate Elective* 听3
听NSG 674 FNP Clinical IV (270 hrs)听 听3
听NSG 682 Health & Illness Management II听 听3
听NSG 709 APN Capstone听 听2

* The Graduate Elective may be taken at anytime in the POS

澳门六合彩 FNP Student
Year I Fall (6 credits)
NSG 615 Advanced Research听 3
NSG 626 Systems Thinking for Quality Care 3


Year I Spring (6 credits)
NSG 660听 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NSG 663听 Advanced Pharmacology 3

Year II Fall (8 credits)
NSG 637 Ethical Leadership 3
NSG 665 Advanced Health Assessment I 3听
NSG 667 Advanced Practice Nursing Role 2

Year II Spring (9 credits)
NSG 666听 Advanced Health Assessment II听听 3
NSG 672 FNP Clinical II (270 hours) 3
Graduate Elective* 3听

听 听听

Year III Fall (9 credits)
NSG 673 FNP Clinical III (270 hours)听 3
NSG 681 Health & Illness Management听 I听 听3
NSG 721 Epidemiology & Population Health 听3

Year III Spring (8 credits)
听NSG 674 FNP Clinical IV (270 hours) 听3
听NSG 682 Health & Illness Management II 听3
听NSG 709 APN Capstone听 听听 听2

*The Graduate Elective may be taken at anytime in the POS



澳门六合彩 FNP Student

A post-master's certificate for Family Nurse Practitioner is available for nurses who already hold a master's degree in nursing; however, it is an individualized program of study dependent on transcript review.听

See the requirements below if you are an NP in another specialty area for the FNP Post-Master's Certificate:

Previously taken courses in Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, and Advanced Health Assessment must be reviewed for transfer. Advanced Pathophysiology and Advanced Pharmacology can be no more than 5 years old and must address the lifespan. If desired, an optional test out of NSG 665: Advanced Health Assessment I is available and would include a written comprehensive exam, demonstration of a complete H&P, and completion of a SOAP note. These courses may be audited based on transcript review.听 The FNP program of study requires a minimum of 500 clinical hours for post-master's, secondary certification NP students.

Required Courses
NSG 666听Advanced Health Assessment II 3
NSG 681 Health & Illness Management听 I 3
NSG 673 FNP Clinical III 3
NSG 682 Health & Illness Management II 3
NSG 674 FNP Clinical IV 3

See the requirements below if you are not an NP but have a master's degree in Nursing and are seeking primary certification as an FNP:听

Previously taken courses in Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, and Advanced Health Assessment must be reviewed for transfer. Advanced Pathophysiology and Advanced Pharmacology can be no more than 5 years old and must address the lifespan. If desired, an optional test out of NSG 665: Advanced Health Assessment I is available and would include a written comprehensive exam, demonstration of a complete H&P, and completion of a SOAP note. These courses may be audited pending transcript review. This FNP program of study requires 810 hours of clinical preceptorship.

Required Courses
NSG 667 Advanced Practice Nursing Role 2
NSG 660 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NSG 663 Advanced Pharmacology 3
NSG 665 Advanced Health Assessment I 3
NSG 666 Advanced Health Assessment II 3
NSG 672 FNP Clinical II (270 hours) 3
NSG 681 Health & Illness Management听 3
NSG 673 FNP Clinical III (270 hours) 3
NSG 682 Health & Illness Management II 3
NSG 674 FNP Clinical IV (270 hours) 3
NSG 709 APN Transition to Practice 1
澳门六合彩 Nurses