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Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N.) 2016-2017 Catalog Year

College of Health Professions and Social Work

School of Nursing
http://www.fgcu.edu/CHPSW/Nursing/PHCNP/index.asp
(239) 590-7505
Concentrations
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration

The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program with a major in Primary Health Care (PHC) Nurse Practitioner prepares advanced practice nurses for career opportunities in a variety of evolving health care environments. Graduates of this program with a concentration in either the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) or Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) are eligible to seek national certification as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner.

Program Accreditation

The master's degree in nursing program at Florida Gulf Coast University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

New students are not being admitted to this program.

Program Admission Requirements

New students are not being admitted to this program.

Program Requirements
  1. Required Courses in the Major (45 credits)
    NGR 6002 Advanced Health Assessment (3)
    NGR 6002L Adv Health Assessment Practice (1)
    NGR 6140 Pathophysiology I (2)
    NGR 6144 Pathophysiology II (2)
    NGR 6156 Adv. Anatomy & Physiology I (2)
    NGR 6165 Adv. Anatomy & Physiology II (2)
    NGR 6240 Primary Health Care I (4)
    NGR 6240L Primary Health Care I - Pract. (2)
    NGR 6460 Pharmacology I (4)
    NGR 6461 Pharmacology II (4)
    NGR 6712 Foundations of Nursing Educ. (3)
    NGR 6731 Entrepreneurship (2)
    NGR 6740 Concepts/Roles of Adv Practice (3)
    NGR 6741 Primary Health Care II (3)
    NGR 6741L Primary Health Care II - Pract. (2)
    NGR 6811 Advanced Nursing Research (3)
    NGR 6894 Global Trends & Practice Persp (3)

  2. Concentration Requirements (13 credits)

    Complete one of the following concentrations:

    Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration*
    NGR 6252 Primary Health Care IV (4)
    NGR 6252L Primary Health Care IV - Pract (4)
    NGR 6305 Primary Health Care III (3)
    NGR 6305L Primary Health Care III - Pract (2)

    *For those seeking national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

    Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Concentration**
    NGR 6215 Primary Health Care V (3)
    NGR 6215L Primary Health Care V - Practice (2)
    NGR 6252 Primary Health Care IV (4)
    NGR 6252L Primary Health Care IV - Pract. (4)

    **For those seeking national certification as Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 58

Additional Graduation Requirements
  • Apply for graduation by deadline indicated in the university calendar.
  • Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
Progression Requirements

Students in the program must meet specific progression, clinical and graduation requirements. See Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program Guidebook.

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