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Provides the didactic and clinical skill foundation for the advanced practice nurse in the primary care setting. Emphasis is placed on interviewing skills and a methodical comprehensive approach to physical examination for the formulation of differential diagnoses and the development of an evidence-informed management plan. The focus is on thorough and organized written and electronic documentation. Role preparation for the nurse practitioner is initiated with attention to the development of advanced health and health promotion competencies throughout the lifespan. Content incorporates the physiological, psychological, sociocultural, spiritual, and developmental variables of health. Laboratory and clinical experiences are incorporated to provide opportunities for advanced health assessment, clinical, and diagnostic reasoning skills. Prerequisites: NU 552 and NU 554. (3 credits)
Prepares students to demonstrate clinical, organizational, and systems-level leadership through study and design of innovative models of care delivery. It emphasizes the application of continuous quality management (CQM) principles and business process improvement (BPI) strategies in model development. Attendant course content focuses on developing skills in organizational and policy arenas, applying principles of practice management, balancing productivity with quality of care, and encouraging a culture that emphasizes practice excellence. (3 credits)
A comprehensive study of the concepts of epidemiology and the science of public health. Students evaluate distribution and determinants of health problems and diseases in select aggregates with the goal of developing strategies to reduce the incidence and prevalence of identified health problems. (3 credits)
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Analyze and demonstrate evidenced-based leadership skills as core competencies in nursing to improve quality in patient care and strengthen nursing as a profession. Emphasis is on the theories of professional leadership, personal leadership, skill building, quality improvement, ethical values, moral agency, and change. (3 credits)
The DNP-FNP is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), www.ccneaccreditation.org.
The MSN-FNP and DNP-FNP nursing programs are accredited by the CCNE.
It takes 10 consecutive semesters to complete (just over three years).
U.S. News & World Report recognizes the nurse practitioner role in their Best Jobs rankings as #7 in the nation, #5 in health care, and #7 in STEM.
"The Nursing faculty remain current on the ever changing community needs of patients, which allows students to learn from highly experienced, yet practical nursing experts."
- Angeline Thomas
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Nursing professionals who hold master of science in nursing degrees and want to enhance their nursing education and career opportunities may find themselves asking: what is a post-master’s certificate (PMC)?
There are various opportunities for nurses to further their education and expand their career possibilities, but many nurses ask the question, why get a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree?
If you’re wondering how you can make a difference by helping others, you may want to consider a second career in nursing.
To proceed with either the BSN to MSN FNP or the BSN to DNP FNP, you are required to have a bachelor’s degree and hold your RN license.
To proceed with either the PMC-FNP or the PMC-DNP, you are required to have a master's degree and hold your RN license.
To proceed with the ABSN, you are required to have a bachelor's degree.
If you don’t meet these requirements but would still like further information, please contact us.
To proceed with the EdD in Educational Leadership and Organizational Leadership, you are required to have a master’s degree.
If you don’t meet this requirement but would still like further information, please contact us.