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Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner)

University of Connecticut

30 months
Duration
26304 USD/year
26304 USD/year
11688 USD/year
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About

Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) (FNP) graduates from University of Connecticut are prepared as advance practice nurses to assess, diagnose, monitor, treat and coordinate care of individuals across the lifespan with common acute and chronic conditions within the context of family and community in primary care settings.

Overview

The purpose of the master’s program is to prepare advanced practice nurses with specialized knowledge, skills and values. Graduates assume leadership roles in the health care system and advance practice and the discipline of nursing by applying existing nursing knowledge and using a spirit of inquiry to examine and test nursing knowledge.

The focus of the specialty is on the delivery of primary care to the individual within the context of the family and community including health promotion, disease prevention, and disease management activities to support healthy lives. The core competencies emphasize teaching/coaching, consultation and evidence based practice. 

Graduates of this concentration are prepared for eligibility to apply for the FNP Primary Care certification examination prepared by an approved national organization as accepted by the Board of Registration in Nursing and to apply to practice in the expanded role in Connecticut or other states based on regulatory guidelines.

Purpose

  • The purpose of the Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) program at University of Connecticut is to prepare advanced practice nurses with specialized knowledge, skills and values. Graduates assume leadership roles in the health care system and advance practice and the discipline of nursing by applying existing nursing knowledge and using a spirit of inquiry to examine and test nursing knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
  • Advanced Pathophysiology: Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice Across the Lifespan
  • Statistical Methods in Health Sciences Research
  • Nursing Science and Patterns of Knowing in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Advanced Pharmacodynamics and Implications for Nursing Actions
  • Health Promotion, Prevention, and Common Health Problems in APN Practice
  • APN Clinical Practicum
  • Nursing Research for Evidence-based Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months
  • Part-time
    • 42 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You must hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university.The Graduate School does not require a third-party credential evaluation, however we accept evaluations from the following services:

  • NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or
  • AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators)

If your degree is a 3 year bachelor’s degree from India, Canada, Australia, Sri Lanka or certain other countries, we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree. Even if the degree has been evaluated as a 4 year degree by an outside credential evaluator that is a member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators), we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree.TranscriptsPersonal Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13152 USD per semester during 30 months.
  • National

    26304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13152 USD per semester during 30 months.
  • In-State

    11688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5844 USD per semester during 30 months.

Living costs for Storrs

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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