Post-Bachelor’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (Family Nurse Practitioner)

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Doctor of Nursing Practice
(Family Nurse Practitioner)

Post-Bachelor’s

The Post-Bachelor’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (Family Nurse Practitioner) (DNP/FNP) degree program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) is an eight-semester primarily-online post-bachelor’s program designed to allow students to continue to work as registered nurses in their communities while completing their doctoral program and FNP certification.

The RMUoHP DNP/FNP program is designed to prepare nurse practitioners to deliver primary healthcare to families in a variety of settings. FNP students follow patients through the life cycle utilizing obstetric, pediatric, and gynecologic, as well as adult and geriatric primary care diagnostic and management skills. Successful graduates of our program are eligible to obtain licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN).

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Important Dates

Fall 2019 Start
Accepting applications through August 12, 2019
Semester Begins: September 3, 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 DNP/FNP Program Highlights

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90 credits

Start Date

September 3, 2019

Onsite Dates

TBD

Post-Bachelor Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
(FNP Emphasis)

The post-baccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program with an emphasis on Family Nurse Practitioner at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is a rigorous program for those interested in advanced clinical practices and leadership roles. It was specifically designed with 90-credits for students interested in entering the nurse practitioner field.

With an 84% graduation rate, this program will help graduates follow patients in a wide variety of settings found within the life cycle, ranging from geriatric to gynecologic care and management skills, as a licensed nurse practitioner.

Our post-bachelor’s program currently has a 100% pass rate – every graduate of our DNP/FNP program has passed the Family Nurse Practitioner certification exam, which is administered by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). This certification shares common links to the national Consensus Model for APRN Regulation that includes licensure, accreditation, certification, and education, making the RMU FNP program the gold standard for family nurse practitioner schools.

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Why Choose RMU?

“The faculty are amazing at RMUoHP. The faculty remain leaders and experts in the field of nursing practice by continuing to be practicing providers. By being practicing providers, the faculty served as excellent mentors and provided unique opportunities for professional development.”

Melissa Cooley, RN, BSN, DNP(s), FNP(s)

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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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Be a part of transforming the family medicine experience

Do you aspire to transform the family medicine profession for the better? Our graduates are leading the charge to make going to the doctor a more positive experience for patients everywhere, and Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is your first step on the path toward joining the movement.

We invite you to explore the program information on our website, talk with our alumni about their RMU experiences, attend a virtual information session, and speak with a program advisor who can help you decide whether our RMUoHP is the right place for your family nurse practitioner degree. We can’t wait to see you in Rocky Mountain University of Health Profession’s FNP program.

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Learn more about our family nurse practitioner program

We invite you to learn more about what makes Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions’s FNP/DNP program different from other online family nurse practitioner degree programs. Our post-bachelor’s program currently has a 100% pass rate—every graduate of our DNP/FNP program has passed the Family Nurse Practitioner certification exam, which is administered by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). This certification shares common links to the national Consensus Model for APRN Regulation that includes licensure, accreditation, certification, and education, making the RMUoHP FNP program the gold standard for family nurse practitioner schools.

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RMUoHP hopes to help current, and future nurses visualize how to move forward with their educational and professional goals. The Nursing Degrees Pathway diagram illustrates the variety of nursing degree and career pathways available to nurses. It is our goal to make the process as less stressful so future and current nurses will be able to see the options that they have in their current position but also where they can end up.

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

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Obtain Licensure to Practice Upon Graduation

Demonstrate skills necessary to obtain licensure as a family nurse practitioner.

 
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Confidently Work in a Variety of Settings

Exhibit competent obstetric, pediatric, and gynecologic, as well as adult and geriatric primary care diagnostic and management skills.

 
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Consume and Apply Current Research

Use evidence-based skills to apply best current evidence to transform current family healthcare systems.

 
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Administer Patient-Centered Care

Use technology, current research, and best practices to improve the quality of care for family medicine patients in the graduate’s community.

 
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