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Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track

Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track

This post-master's certificate option is available for nurses who hold a Master of Science in Nursing degree.

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 completion of this track, students are eligible for certification in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and for national certification as a Family Primary Care 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.

Advanced Core Courses
NUR 615 Family Systems Concepts for Primary Care
NUR 616 Advanced Health Assessment
NUR 617 Advanced Pharmacology
NUR 618 Advanced 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 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 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 33 Credits

Gainful Employment Disclosure: To view the Gainful Employment Disclosure the Certificate Programs mentioned above, click on link below.

For general program information, admission requirements or application status, please contact the MSN Graduate Admission Counselor, Michelle Conaboy at msnadmiss@lasalle.edu.

For advising, clinical or course-specific information, or registration, please contact the MSN office at msnapn@lasalle.edu.

Patricia M. Dillon

Patricia M. Dillon, Ph.D., R.N.
Director

Graduate Nursing, and RN-BSN and RN-MSN Programs
La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone: 215.951.1322
Fax: 215.951.1896
E-mail: dillonp@lasalle.edu


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