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Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

A Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) is a registered professional nurse with advanced education and clinical training to provide health care to individuals across the lifespan and their families. The FNP is an expert health care provider who practices under the rules and regulations of the State's Nurse Practice Act.

The FNP focus prepares the graduate for the expanded role in assessment and treatment of individuals across the lifespan. It emphasizes a multidisciplinary, culturally sensitive, community based approach that focuses on patient care outcomes.

The FNP advanced generalist curriculum provides the opportunity for a student to acquire current advanced knowledge and skills that are refined through extensive course work involving both class instruction and clinical practicum.

Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to offer comprehensive, age-appropriate, age-specific quality primary health care that addresses the multiple needs of individuals across the lifespan.

Graduates are eligible for national certification and recognition by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas as an Advanced Practice Nurse.

Admissions Information:

MSN Flyer: Master of Science in Nursing
PhD Flyer: Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing


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