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Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate 2015-2016 Catalog Year

College of Health Professions and Social Work

School of Nursing
http://www.fgcu.edu/CHPSW/Nursing/phcnpcertificate.asp
(239) 590-7505
Concentrations
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration
  • Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Concentration
Program Admission Requirements
  1. Submission of a FGCU Post-Baccalaureate Non-Degree Application to the Office of Graduate Admissions.
  2. Master's degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program with cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on 4.0 scale.
  3. Submission of official transcripts from each post secondary institution attended.
  4. Current and unrestricted RN license with eligibility for Florida Licensure.
  5. Completion of the following courses:
    • Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology
    • Advanced Health Assessment (taken within the past five years)
    • Concepts and Roles of Advanced Practice (taken within the past five years)
Program Requirements

Program Prerequisites
Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology
Advanced Health Assessment (taken within the past five years)
Concepts and Roles of Advanced Practice (taken within past five years)

Required Courses (37-40 hrs)
NGR 6156 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology I (2)
NGR 6165 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology II (2)
NGR 6460 Pharmacology I (4)
NGR 6461 Pharmacology II (4)
NGR 6140 Pathophysiology I (2)
NGR 6144 Pathophysiology II (2)
NGR 6240 Primary Health Care I (4)
NGR 6240L Primary Health Care I - Practice (2)

Complete courses in one of the following concentrations for those seeking national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or as an Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (ANP).

Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration
NGR 6741 Primary Health Care II (4)
NGR 6741L Primary Health Care II - Practice (2)
NGR 6305 Primary Health Care III (4)
NGR 6305L Primary Health Care III - Practice (2)
NGR 6252 Primary Health Care IV (2)
NGR 6252L Primary Health Care IV - Practice (4)

Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Concentration
NGR 6741 Primary Health Care II (4)
NGR 6741L Primary Health Care II - Practice (2)
NGR 6252 Primary Health Care IV (2)
NGR 6252L Primary Health Care IV - Practice (4)
NGR 6215 Primary Health Care V (4)
NGR 6215L Primary Health Care V - Practice (2)


TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 37-40

Additional Graduation Requirements
  • Earn a minimum of 37-40 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on all course work attempted at FGCU.
  • Earn a grade of B or above in all required courses.

 

Progression Requirements

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

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