Post-Master's Community Health Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program

The Community Health Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program of the Decker School of Nursing is designed for nurses with a Master's Degree in nursing who seek clinical preparation as a Community Health Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Upon completion of the program graduates will be eligible for certification as a Community Health Primary Care Nurse Practitioner in New York State. Graduates of the program are prepared to provide primary care to individuals in community settings and engage in population based planning for groups of individuals within the community. Supervised clinical practice is an integral part of the program. Whenever possible, clinical experience will be arranged near the student's place of residence.

Program Plan

Semester I (Fall) Credits
N502 Health Assessment 3
N540 Essentials of Biostatistics and Epidemiology 3
N518 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan 3
(Total Credits) 9
Semester II (Spring) Credits
N541 Community Health Nursing I 3
N515 Functional Role I Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 4
N519 Advanced Pharmacology 3
(Total Credits) 10
Semester III (Fall) Credits
N542 Community Health Nursing II 3
N516 Functional Role II Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 4
(Total Credits) 7
Semester IV (Spring) Credits
N543 Community Health Nursing III 3
N517 Functional Role III Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 4
(Total Credits) 7
   
Total credits 33

 

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Last Updated: 4/8/14