Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track
This track builds upon the Adult Gerontology Primary Care 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 graduation, students will become eligible to take the Family Primary Care National Certification Exam and seek state certification and employment as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with prescriptive authority. New graduates will become a valuable primary care provider and interdisciplinary team member as well as help meet the unique needs of families.
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 308 hours.
NUR NUR 604 Research for Evidence-Based Practice I
NUR 605 Research for Evidence-Based Practice II
NUR 607 Advanced Nursing Roles in Health Care
NUR 608 Advanced Nursing Practice for Population-Based Care
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 Adult Gerontology Primary Care I
NUR 661 Adult Gerontology Primary Care II
NUR 663 Primary Care of Women
NUR 664 Primary Care of Children
NUR 665 Field Study: Adult Gerontology Primary Care I (256 hrs.)
NUR 667 Field Study: Adult Gerontology Primary Care II for the FNP Student (128 hrs.)
NUR 668 Field Study: Primary Care of Women (128 hrs.)
NUR 669 FNP Field Study II (180 hrs.)
Primary Care of Families - Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
|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 a complete list of MSN Course Descriptions, please go to the Online Graduate Catalog.
Patricia M. Dillon, Ph.D., R.N.
Graduate Nursing, and RN-BSN and RN-MSN Programs
La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
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