Family nurse practitioner
The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track of the MSN program prepares students to provide primary care across the lifespan to individuals, families and communities. FNPs practice within private and clinic settings as well as urgent care facilities. FNPs focus on health promotion and maintenance, and function in autonomous and collaborative roles guided by appropriate nurse practice acts.
Upon completion of the Family Nurse Practitioner option, the graduate is able to:
- Function in autonomous and collaborative roles guided by appropriate nurse practice acts.
- Provide primary care to individuals, families and communities.
- Focus on health promotion and maintenance for clients.
- Use the process and method of scientific inquiry in the study of nursing.
- Contribute to the development of nursing science.
- Pursue opportunities for enhancement of advance practice.