Family Health Nurse Practitioner
Offered through Distance Education with On-Site Requirements
The Family Health Nurse Practitioner Program prepares nurses as expert providers of primary health care to individuals across the lifespan in a variety of health care settings. The primary focus of the program is to prepare the graduate to manage common acute and chronic health problems through health promotion, maintenance, supervision and restoration. The ability to function as an educator, leader, consultant, advocate, and change agent is an essential to the development of clinical expertise in this role.
Graduate Program Outcomes
* Clinical Practice Portfolio - Applicants to a master's program with a non-nursing bachelor's degree are required to submit a clinical practice portfolio to be evaluated for baccalaureate-level nursing competencies once they have been admitted to a program. A non-refundable fee of $300 is required for the portfolio evaluation. If the portfolio does not meet academic standards, the student cannot be matriculated.
The Clinical Practice Portfolio is only required for those applicants with a non-nursing bachelor's degree who have been offered conditional acceptance.
Additional Requirements Upon Admission
Transcripts from foreign institutions must be evaluated for transfer equivalency credits by an accredited evaluation service, such as the World Education Services (WES) http://www.wes.org
Graduates from this program will be eligible for certification and registration as a nurse practioner by New York State Education Department and are also eligible for National Certification as a Family NP
The Stony Brook University School of Nursing reserves the right to change admission and program criteria to meet prevailing accreditation, regulatory and registration requirements.
Meeting clinical course requirements is dependent upon the availability of appropriate clinical sites and preceptors in a student’s region. The Stony Brook University School of Nursing cannot guarantee the availability of clinical sites and preceptors or the results of clinical contract/affiliation negotiations.
|HNG 577 Family: Theory and Interventions||3|
|HNH 503 Organizational Leadership and Role Transformation||3|
|HNH 504 Quality Improvement, Safety, and Health Care Technologies||3|
|HNH 505 Health Care Policy and Advocacy||2|
|HNG 541 Statistical Methods & Scholarly Inquiry||3|
|HNG 543 Applications in Clinical Nursing Research||3|
|HNG 540 Clinical Pharmacology||3|
|HNG 515 Advanced Health Assessment||3|
|HNG 588 Clinical Pathobiology||3|
|HNG 572 Advanced Theory & Clinical Practice in Family Health Nursing I||4|
|HNG 573 Advanced Theory & Clinical Practice in Family Health Nursing II||5|
|HNG 574 Advanced Theory & Clinical Practice in Family Health Nursing III||5|
|HNG 575 Advanced Theory & Clinical Practice in Family Health Nursing IV||5|
Students are prepared to sit for the following national certification exams:
Family Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner
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