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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse: Nurse Practitioner Family (Post Master's) PDFDownload to print

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College of Nursing

Henderson Hall
Tel: 330-672-7911
Web: www.kent.edu/nursing

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse: Family Nurse Practitioner certificate prepares nurses who already have a master's degree in nursing to acquire the additional specialized knowledge and clinical experience that will prepare them for the family nurse practitioner examination. After completing 630 clinical hours and the complete plan of study graduates are eligible to apply for the national certification examination.

PREREQUISITES
Course Title Credits
NURS 60007 Advanced Assessment Across the Lifespan (2)  
  60013 Advanced Health and Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan Laboratory for Family Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (1)  
  60030 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan for Family Practice (1)  
  60045 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses (3)  
  60120 Primary Care I: Adults Across the Lifespan (3)*  
  60125 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Role (1)  
  60160 Primary Care Pediatrics (3) **  
  60220 Primary Care II: Chronically Ill Adults Across the Lifespan (3)  
  60441 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing (3)  
  60506 Clinical Diagnostics for Advanced Practice Nurses (3)  
  61292 Primary Care I Practicum: Adults Across the Lifespan* (1) (105 hours)  
  61692 Primary Care Pediatrics Practicum** (1) (105 hours)  
  61892 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Role Practicum (1) (105 hours)  
  62292 Primary Care II Practicum: Chronically Ill Adults Across The Lifespan (1) (105 hours)  
CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (8 credits)
Course Title Credits
  60006 Introduction to Family Assessment and Counseling in Nursing 3
  60325 Primary Care: Family Health and Chronic Illness Across the Lifespan 3
  63292 Primary Care: Family Health and Chronic Illness Across the Lifespan Practicum (210 hours) 2
MINIMUM TOTAL 8

* Students who completed an MSN as a Adult Nurse Practitioner are not required to complete NURS 60120 and NURS 61292 and must enroll in NURS 63292 for 3 credit hours.

** Students who complete an MSN as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner are not required to complete NURS 60160 and NURS 61692, then must enroll in NURS 63292 for 3 credit hours.