Family Nurse Practitioner Program – MSN Degree
The family nurse practitioner program track prepares the RN to care for individuals and families in a wide variety of health care settings, including clinics, community-based settings, long-term care facilities and hospitals. Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP s) are trained to provide a wide range of care to a diverse group of patients. They focus on health promotion and disease prevention beginning in childhood and continuing throughout the aging process, and are trained to diagnose and develop treatment plans for acute and chronic diseases.
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree
Core Courses (23 s.h. required for all specialty tracks)
NURS5010 Introduction to MSN and Post-graduate Certificate Programs 0 s.h.
NURS5100 Pharmacotherapeutics 4 s.h.
NURS5121 Theory in Nursing 3 s.h.
NURS5143 Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning 4 s.h.
NURS5170 Research Methods and Evidence Based Practice 4 s.h.
NURS5194 Advanced Practice Competencies Lab 1 s.h.
NURS5440 Advanced Pathophysiology 4 s.h.
NURS6930 Application of Research for Best Practices 3 s.h.
MSN Specialty Track: Family Nurse Practitioner (24 s.h.)
NURS5193 Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care 2 s.h.
NURS5200 Primary Care of Families: Pediatrics 3 s.h.
NURS6200 Primary Care of Families: Adults 3 s.h.
NURS6740 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum: Pediatrics 4 s.h.
NURS6760 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum: Adults 4 s.h.
NURS6800 Roles and Issues for Advanced Practice Nurses 4 s.h.
NURS6830 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum: Family 4 s.h.
Give us a call today so we can help you plan a great future.
Loren D. Spicer, Admissions Representative
Graceland University, 1401 W. Truman Road
Independence, MO 64050
The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master s degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Graceland University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202)887.6791.
The master s and doctoral degrees in nursing have full approval status with the Iowa State Board of Nursing.
The baccalaureate degrees in nursing have full approval status with the Iowa and Missouri State Boards of Nursing.
Term Start Dates for the
Spring Term – Application deadline October 1st
Summer Term – Application deadline February 1st