Patricia Sweeney PhD, CRNP, FNP, BC
203 Health and Human Development East
University Park, PA 16802
The purpose of the Family Nurse Practitioner certificate is to prepare individuals with a Master's degree in Nursing seeking additional certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. The curriculum includes the didactic and clinical courses required for application of the NP role and required for certification. The program of study is variable and may require a total of 33 credits. Some credits may be waived based on evaluation of transcripts and prior course completion.
Applicants are required to have a Master's degree in nursing from a NLNAC or CCNE accredited institution. In addition, undergraduate chemistry and statistics are required. Students need to submit two recommendations and official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate programs.
NURS 502(3), NURS 502A(1), NURS 503(3), NURS 504(3), NURS 870(3), NURS 871(3), N URS 872(3), NURS 873(4), NURS 874(6), NURS 875(2), NURS 876(2)
Effective Semester: Spring 2012
Expiration Semester: Spring 2016
Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2011
Blue Sheet Item #: 40-04-190
Review Date: 01/10/2012