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Master of Science Program in Advanced Practice Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner

Program Highlights

  • Direct contact with expert faculty in the field of family advanced practice nursing
  • Prepares the student for primary care management of patients and families across the lifespan
  • Small student-to-faculty ratio
  • Individualized student advisement
  • Internal transfers are not allowed


Program Aims

  • Educate family nurse practitioners who will provide leadership in developing, implementing, and evaluating interventions which promote the highest possible quality of life for children, adolescent, adult and older adult patients, their families, and communities.
  • Develop evidence-based knowledge which advances patient-centered, family-centered, primary care practice for patients and their families across the lifespan.
  • Prepare graduates to act as change agents in health care settings to promote quality, safety, and cost-effective outcomes.
  • Provide direction for the development of innovative primary care programs that address the health care needs of diverse populations, especially those in medically underserved urban and rural communities.


Program Requirements:
54 credits, 805 clinical hours

Courses
Advanced Practice Core (12 nursing elective credits)
NURSE-GN 2***     Nursing Elective (Graduate) (3) Fall, Spring
NURSE-GN 2***     Nursing Elective (Graduate) (3) Fall, Spring
NURSE-GN 2***     Nursing Elective (Graduate) (3) Fall, Spring
NURSE-GN 2***     Nursing Elective (Graduate) (3) Fall, Spring
Advanced Practice Core (15 credits)
NURSE-GN 2020     Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan I (3) Fall
NURSE-GN 2022     Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan II (3) Spring
NURSE-GN 2012     Advanced Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan (3) Fall, Spring
NURSE-GN 2021     Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics Across the Lifespan (3) Fall, Spring
NURSE-GN 2013     Contemporary Clinical Practice: Advanced Practice Roles (3) Spring, Summer
Population Component - FNP (30 credits)
NURSE-GN 2X01     Family Theory Across the Lifespan (3) Summer
NURSE-GN 2XX4     Nursing Strategies: Health Promotion for Infants, Children & Adolescents (3) Spring
NURSE-GN 2XX2     Nursing Strategies: Health Promotion across the Adult Lifespan (3) Fall
NURSE-GN 2036     Nursing Strategies: Health Promotion Across the Adult Life Span (3) Fall
NURSE-GN 2XX6     Introduction to Primary Care (3) Spring
NURSE-GN 2XX8     Primary Care of Families: Child & Adolescent Health (3) Summer
NURSE-GN 2XX7     Primary Care of Families: Women’s Health (3) Summer
NURSE-GN 2XX9     Primary Care of Families: Adult & Geriatric Health (3) Fall
NURSE-GN 2X10     Primary Care of Families: Adult & Geriatric Health Practicum (3) Fall
NURSE-GN 2X11     Primary Care of Families Across the Lifespan (3) Spring
NURSE-GN 2X12     Primary Care of Families Across the Lifespan Practicum (3) Spring
Program Coordinator
MS, RNC-NIC, HNP, AHN-BC, GNP-BC, FNP-BC
,
Clinical Assistant Professor
; FNP Program Director

Family health, Primary care, Maternal-child health, Cardiology and Gerontology

Faculty
MS, RNC-NIC, HNP, AHN-BC, GNP-BC, FNP-BC
,
Clinical Assistant Professor, FNP Program Director,
DNP, PNP-BC
,
Clinical Assistant Professor,
BSN, MSN, DNP
,
Clinical Assistant Professor,
PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
,
Clinical Associate Professor,
Practicum Opportunities 
  • Clinical placements are arranged by faculty.
  • Outstanding clinical placement opportunities are available throughout the tri-state area and include:
    • Premier primary care, ambulatory care, teaching centers (e.g. Bassett Medical Center, Community Healthcare Network, Mt. Sinai Medical Center (MSMC), NYU Langone Medical Center (NYULMC), NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), Montefiore Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Health System (NYPHS), North Shore – LIJ Health System).
    • Select community-based private practice clinical sites supportive of the Family Nurse Practitioner primary care role 
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