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The University of Phoenix Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner program is designed to provide trained nurses with leadership skills and specialized advanced practice theories and techniques. Read more about this accredited graduate degree program here.
The Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner program was developed to offer trained nurses advanced health promotion skills for working with primary care patients, including children, women, and the elderly. The curriculum is designed to cover all internal bodily systems and structures, and students have the chance to examine diseases that affect each system as well as common treatment methods.
Participants have the opportunity to learn to perform patient physicals and annotate and analyze medical histories. Additionally, the program is also intended to teach students about common medical procedures, including minor surgeries, EKGs, and X-rays. It is also designed to provide students with knowledge of drug therapies and prescription medications. This program is available at select University of Phoenix® campuses.
If you're interested in applying to this program, you should be a licensed registered nurse (RN) with at least two years of nursing experience and an additional year of experience in a health care-related position. You must possess a 3.0 GPA. Applicants to University of Phoenix graduate programs must have already earned a bachelor's degree.
This program requires the completion of 46 graduate-level credits. If you enroll in this program, you will complete a 460-hour clinical practica and a 56-hour laboratory experience.
Graduates of the Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner program could pursue field-specific professional certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Those seeking advanced theoretical knowledge and applied research skills may decide to enroll in a higher-level degree program.
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While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
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