Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
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Students in the Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certificate program are prepared to manage patients across the lifespan. Clinical rotations will prepare the student to meet the clinical competencies in managing the care of newborns to the end of life.
Each student enrolled in the Post-Master’s FNP program will complete, at a minimum, specialty courses now required for the MSN/FNP Program. A “gap analysis” will be conducted by the NP Program Director to determine if there are other requisite courses for students to complete. The number of clinical hours will also be determined by the NP Program Director.
Students accepted into this program are well supported by CRNP clinical faculty and the program director. The FNP curriculum is designed so that FNP students take nurse practitioner practicum courses along with their designated cohort of students. Clinical practicum experiences will be arranged by the MSN/NP Program Director and CRNP faculty. Curriculum
Direct Care Core Courses
|NURS 507.1||Nurse Practitioner Roles and Responsibilities|
|NURS 530||Advanced Pathophysiology|
|NURS 532||Advanced Pharmacology|
|NURS 534||Advanced Health and Physical Assessment|
Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Courses, The Clinical Year
|NURS 720||Care of Younger Adults, Primary Care Theory and Practicum
(includes 200 practicum hours with younger adults in primary care settings)
|NURS 721||Care of Older Adults, Primary Care Practicum
(includes 200 practicum hours with older adults in primary care settings)
|NURS 732||Care of Women and Children in Primary Care, Theory and Practicum|
|NURS 733||Family Nurse Practitioner Capstone, Seminar and Internship|
- Satisfactory completion of an accredited MSN-NP program with at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Board Certified as a nurse practitioner
- Submission of official transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended
- An RN license in PA is required for admission. Additional RN license in NJ is required before students enter the clinical year.
- Completion of a statistics course at an undergraduate or graduate level with a grade of C or better
- Two professional references, one from a supervisor
- Written statement of professional goals with reasons for pursuing graduate study to become a Family Nurse Practitioner.
- Professional resume or curriculum vitae
- Interview with Program Admissions Committee
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Moravian College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
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