Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

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Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program
Post-Masters

The Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate Program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is a six-semester, primarily online, certificate program developed for registered nurses with a graduate degree who desire to specialize in family nursing.

Our FNP certificate program prepares students to increase their contribution to the healthcare profession through evidence-based skills, sophisticated research, and best practices related to the care of the family. Graduates will be eligible to take national certification exams and apply for licensure in advanced practice nursing as an FNP. This program does not lead to a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, but upon completion the student will be eligible to take the FNP national certification exam.

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Important Dates

Summer 2019 Start
Accepting applications through April 15, 2019
Semester Begins: May 6, 2019
First Onsite Dates: TBD

Academic Model

Limited-Residency Program — mostly online, with one week of onsite work each semester
(see curriculum for onsite dates)
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RMUoHP FNP Certificate Program Highlights

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44 credits

Start Date

May 6, 2019

First Onsite Dates

TBD

Post-Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate Program

The Post-Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate Program was developed for registered nurses with a master’s (or higher) degree in nursing or a health-related specialty who wish to expand their nursing practice to the role as an FNP. The mission of the FNP certificate program is consistent with the University mission. It will develop clinicians who can manage care and participate in system change through identification of best practice in the care of the family. Graduates of this program will increase their contribution to healthcare through the knowledge and skills developed in this program.

Graduates will be eligible to take national certification exams and apply for licensure in advanced practice nursing as an FNP. This program does not lead to a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.

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CCNE ACCREDITED

The Doctor of Nursing Practice programs and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.(http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

UNIVERSITY ACCREDITATION

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (8060 165th Avenue NE Ste 100, Redmond, WA 98052-3981), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Secretary of the US Department of Education.

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Take the first step toward your FNP certificate

Are you looking to expand your career opportunities in the field of nursing and become a leader in the family medicine profession? If so, applying to Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions’s FNP certificate program is the best way to begin.

We invite you to explore the program materials on our website, talk with a program alumnus, attend a virtual information session, and schedule a meeting with a program advisor who can help you decide whether RMUoHP’s online nurse practitioner certificate program is right for you. We are here to help you every step of the way as you make this exciting decision.

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Learn more about our online Family Nurse Practitioner certification program

We invite you to explore what makes Rocky Mountain University Health Profession’s online FNP certificate program different from other family nursing programs. Our graduates go on to make exciting innovations in the field of family medicine and are transforming patient care on a national level and in their communities.

Our FNP students take courses in advanced physical assessment, advanced pharmacology, and advanced pathophysiology. The program also includes content in health promotion and disease prevention and differential diagnosis and disease management.

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We are committed to the development
of family nursing professionals who can:

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Practice Family Medicine in a Variety of Settings

Assess, diagnose, and manage common acute and chronic primary health care problems of individuals and families.

 
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Provide Competent Patient Care

Identify the epidemiologic roots of health problems affecting family/community systems and evaluate the impact of environmental stressors on individual, family, and community health.

 
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Demonstrate Analytical Skills

Use sophisticated research and evidence-based thinking to evaluate clinical practice and adapt patient care as necessary.

 
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Collaborate with Teams to Improve Processes

Work with colleagues across healthcare disciplines to improve clinical care for different populations of clients.

 
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