Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner
- The MSN/FNP program is fully accredited by CCNE.
- The program offers working professional nurses the opportunity to become licensed and certified as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with prescriptive privileges as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
- To accommodate working nurses, classes are scheduled one to two days per week. Most classes meet in the early afternoon through the evening, with occasional weekends. Click here for a link to the plan of study.
- Establish therapeutic relationships and use a holistic, culturally appropriate, evidence-based approach to assess, diagnose, and prescribe treatments for individuals, families, and clinical populations.
- Assume a leadership role in the development and implementation of health promotion interventions for individuals, families, and communities.
- Analyze healthcare policy and the effect of these policies on nursing practice and healthcare delivery in order to advocate for improved public healthcare outcomes and the profession of nursing.
- Integrate theory, evidence, clinical judgment, research, and interprofessional perspective to improve practice and associated health outcomes for patient populations.
- Employ interprofessional collaborative strategies utilizing information and communication technologies in the design, coordination, and evaluation of patient centered care.
Why Choose Westminster's Nursing Program?
- 100% of graduates are successfully employed.
- Historically, 100% pass rate on certification exams.
- Extensive service-learning experiences in a variety of urban and rural healthcare settings.
- Qualified Nurse Practitioner faculty who maintain current practice.
- Small class size.
- Computer-enhanced, campus-based instruction.
Important Dates for the Fall 2014 Start Term
- Application Deadline: March 14, 2014
Please contact Graduate Admissions at 801-832-2207 for more details.