College of Nursing Graduate Programs

FNP Objectives

  1. Applies advanced practice skills, abilities and knowledge to provide holistic family centered primary health care to populations across the lifespan in a variety of ambulatory care settings as an advanced practice nurse specializing in family nursing
  2. Provides culturally competent, population-based preventive, management, and maintenance care for acute and chronic conditions for the family unit, however the family chooses to define itself
  3. Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities to sit for the FNP Certification Examination in order to apply for a state certificate of authority in advanced practice, as well as authority to prescribe as an FNP-BC (board certified)