The Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner degree from Morningside prepares you for the role of an Advanced Practice Nurse functioning as a nurse practitioner. The FNP track allows you to focus on the characteristics and issues of individuals and families in the primary care setting.
Nurse practitioners will obtain certification in the specialty before entering the practice setting. All direct patient care roles will need to achieve certification and state licensure in the specified role for which they were educated.
About the Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner MSN at Morningside:
- You will learn to conduct physical exams as well as diagnose and treat common acute illnesses and injuries
- Work to administer treatments
- Learn how to educate about managing chronic health problems
- And become a recognized leader
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The Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner MSN degree from Morningside College's Nylen School of Nursing consists of 47 total credit hours, including 22 credits from master's core classes and 25 FNP specialty course credits. Students in this track will complete 600 clinical/practicum hours along with three on-site residencies.