2021-22 Graduate Catalog


Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Post-Graduate APRN Certificate

The certificate requirement for the FNP consists of 22 hours (4 semesters, 1.5 academic years) including four didactic courses and four precepted practicum courses.

Upon completion, students will be eligible for national certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP).

Requirements

Required Coursework

NAPN 84202Promoting Health and Wellness in Primary Care

2

NAPN 84213Primary Care Adult-Gerontology I

3

NAPN 84282Primary Care Adult-Gerontology I Practicum

2

NAPN 84323Primary Care Adult-Gerontology II

3

NAPN 84382Primary Care Adult-Gerontology II Practicum

2

NAPN 84333Primary Care of the Young Family

3

NAPN 84392Primary Care of the Young Family Practicum

2

NAPN 84385Primary Care of the Family Practicum

5

Additional coursework may be required to meet the BON requirements for advanced practice nurses. A student must complete the AGACNP Certificate program within 3 academic years from the semester they first began course work. 

If not completed in a previous graduate degree, the following courses are required:

NURS 50003Advanced Pathophysiology

3

NURS 50013Advanced Health Assessment

3

NURS 50053Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

3