Family Nurse Practitioner

Course Information Class Credits
Graduate Core Courses (12 credits)    
Advanced Nursing Practice Grounded in Caring NGR 6110 3
Philosophical & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles NGR 6811 3
Nursing Research & Evidence Based Practice NGR 6812 3
Leadership, Policy & Finance in Advanced Nursing Practice NGR 6891 3
Direct Care Core Courses (9 credits)    
Advanced Health Assessment NGR 6002 2
Advanced Health Assessment Lab NGR 6002L 1
Advanced Pathophysiology NGR 6141 3
Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics NGR 6172 3
Concentration Courses (28 credits)    
Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 2 NGR 6176 3
Primary Care 1: Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice NGR 6200 3
Primary Care 1 Practicum: Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (180 supervised clinical hours) NGR 6200L 3
Care of Children: Nursing Situations in Advanced Practice NGR 6301 3
Women's Health: Nursing Situations in Advanced Practice NGR 6342 3
Primary Care 2: Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice NGR 6605 3
Primary Care 2 Practicum: Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (180 supervised clinical hours) NGR 6605L
Primary Care of Families: Comprehensive Advanced Nursing Practice NGR 6619
Primary Care of Families Practicum (240 supervised clinical hours) NGR 6619L
Total Hours   49

A minimum of 600 supervised clinical hours is required.

Courses Typically Completed in Direct Care Focus Concentrations at FAU*

*(Courses may vary by graduation year)

MSN CORE COURSES CREDITS
NGR 6110 Advanced Nursing Practice:  Grounded in Caring 3
NGR 6811 Philosophy & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles 3
NGR 6812 Nursing Research Evidence Based Practice 3
NGR 6891 Leadership, Policy and Finance: Advanced Nursing Practice 3
MSN DIRECT CARE CORE COURSES CREDITS
NGR 6002 Advanced Health Assessment 2
NGR 6002L Advanced Health Assessment Lab 1
NGR 6141 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NGR 6172 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3

Sample Plan of Study Plan for 2nd MSN Degree with NP Concentration*

*(Courses may vary by admission year)

NURSE PRACTITIONER CONCENTRATIONS Credits Clinical Hours
NGR 6761 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics II (new course) 3  
NGR 6905 Advanced Health Assessment Review 3

 

NGR 6200 Primary Care 1: Foundations of Advanced Practice 3

 

NGR 6200L Primary Care 1 Practicum: Foundations of Advanced Practice (12 hours per week) 3 180
NGR 6251 Perspectives of Aging (AGNP  only) 3

 

NGR 6342 Women’s Health: Nursing Situations in Advanced Practice (FNP and AGNP) 3  
NGR 6301 Care of  Children: Nursing Situations in Advanced Practice (FNP only) 3  
NGR 6605 Primary Care 2: Foundations of Advanced Practice 3  
NGR 6605L Primary Care 2 Practicum: Foundations of Advanced Practice (12 hours per week) 3 180
NGR 6619 Primary Care of Families: Comprehensive Advanced Nursing Practice (FNP) 3  
NGR 6619L Primary Care of Families Practicum (16 hours/week) (FNP) 4 240
NGR 6607 Comprehensive Care of Adolescents through Older Adults (AGNP) 3  
NGR 6607L Comprehensive Care of Adolescents through Older Adults Practicum (AGNP) (16 hours/week) 4 240
TOTAL    CREDITS/CLINICAL HOURS 31 600

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