Family Nurse Practitioner

As a family nurse practitioner, you will provide advanced care to individuals with a focus on disease prevention and management chronic illnesses. A family nurse practitioner aspires to improve the health of the community and is constantly promoting proactive health initiatives through health care settings such as a doctor’s office, clinics, and primary care centers.

Program Highlights

The Post-Baccalaureate DNP Family Nurse specialty is a very notable and recognized nursing program throughout South Florida. Through this program you will:

  • Experience personalized attention from faculty
  • Work with professional patients to gain valuable experience with clinical exams
  • Attend classes geared toward the working adult to fit your busy schedule
  • Upon graduation, become eligible to sit for Family Nurse Practitioner certification exams (ANCC and AANP)
  • Receive a 25% tuition discount as a Florida registered nurse

Curriculum Overview

The Post-Baccalaureate DNP Family Nurse Practitioner curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the advanced practice nursing role. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Advanced pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology, and advanced health assessment / differential diagnosis specific for adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
  • Advanced practice nursing expertise in the primary health care setting
  • Develop leadership skills in creating responsible changes in the sociopolitical realm in which health care is delivered.
  • Develop your roles of clinical practice expert, leader, educator, consultant, and patient advocate

Clinical Hours

You will gain invaluable clinical skills through a preceptor-guided residency program in your specialty area. Faculty work with you to create the learning experiences you need as a nurse practitioner. In addition, you will develop, implement, and evaluate a doctoral scholarly project. These learning experiences ensure that you will meet the combined 1000 hour requirement set by the American Academy of Colleges of Nursing.

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