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MSN - Primary Care of Families, Nurse Practitioner Track

This track builds upon the Primary Care of Adults - Nurse Practitioner Track and prepares students to provide direct care and to take leadership in the primary care of families. Primary care sites include outpatient clinics, work sites, college health services, emergency rooms, home health and other community-based settings. Upon completion of this track, students are eligible for certification in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and for national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. .

This track requires a total of 692 clinical hours. The clinical experiences are in NUR 665, NUR 667, NUR 668, NUR 669.

For post master’s certificate students who are already adult nurse practitioners, the clinical requirements are 306 hours.

Core Courses
NUR 604 Research and Theory I
NUR 605 Research and Theory II
NUR 607 Advanced Practice Nursing and Administration in Health Care Delivery Systems
NUR 608 Population-Based Care and Advanced Practice Nursing

Advanced Core Courses
NUR 615 Family Health Nursing
NUR 616 Assessment of the Adult in Health and Illness
NUR 617 Pharmacology
NUR 618 Pathophysiology

Family Nurse Practitioner Track Courses
NUR 660 Primary Care of Adults I
NUR 661 Primary Care of Adults II
NUR 663 Primary Care of Women
NUR 664 Primary Care of Children
NUR 665 Field Study in Primary Care of Adults I (256 hrs.)
NUR 667 Field Study in Primary Care of Adults II for the FNP student (128 hrs.)
NUR 668 Field Study in Primary Care of Women (128 hrs.)
NUR 669 FNP Field Study II (180 hrs.)

Course Credits
Primary Care of Families - Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Course Number Credits Track
NUR 604 3 Credits Core
NUR 605 3 Credits Core
NUR 607 3 Credits Core
NUR 608 3 Credits Core
NUR 615 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 616 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 617 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 618 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 660 3 Credits FNP Track
NUR 661 3 Credits FNP Track
NUR 663 2 Credits FNP Track
NUR 664 2 Credits FNP Track
NUR 665 4 Credits FNP Track
NUR 667 2 Credits FNP Track
NUR 668 2 Credits FNP Track
NUR 669 3 Credits FNP Track

Total 45 Credits

For course descriptions, please go to "Section 2" of the online graduate catalog.

Czekanski, Kathleen, PhD, RN, CNE
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