Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner, M.Sc. | Brigham Young University | Provo, United States
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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

24 months
Duration
15864 USD/year
15864 USD/year
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About

Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program of Brigham Young University role emphasizes health promotion, health maintenance, prevention and detection of alterations in health through supportive interventions, counseling, and teaching of families and individuals.

Overview

Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program of Brigham Young University improves access to primary care for all populations, especially those considered under-served, whether inner city, suburban, or rural. The Family Nurse Practitioner may provide care to families and individuals in a variety of settings, including the home, school, workplace, or hospital, depending on client needs. The practitioner's function in each setting may vary and include care in a specific specialized area.  

The practitioner acknowledges and recognizes limitations in the scope of practice, collaborates and consults with other health care providers. Family Nurse Practitioner practice is based on an epidemiological approach to health problems, an understanding of family and community systems, the management of resources and economics, and the use of appropriate technology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students at Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program of Brigham Young University will:
  • engages in and utilizes relevant health care research and contributes to the knowledge of colleagues through peer review, publication or verbal communication methods. 
  • engages in issues relevant to the profession, community, state, and nation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pharmacology in Advanced Practice
  • Nursing Science
  • Organizational and Systems Leadership
  • Practice Nursing Theories, Roles, Issues, Ethics, and Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Health Care Policy and Finance
  • Quality Improvement and Safety
  • Health Assessment Across the Life Span
  • Diagnosis and Management of Adult Common Disorders

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

60-63

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE - All scores (Verbal, Quantitative, and Writing) must be submitted to the University before the Dec. 1st deadline.  Test scores usually take 2-3 weeks to be processed and submitted.
  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a school with national nursing professional accreditation (e.g. CCNE, ACEN, CNEA).
  • Current R.N. licensure in Utah in good standing.
  • Completion of a basic undergraduate statistics course.
  • Completion of a college level pathophysiology course.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 or better.  The GPA will be calculated using the cumulative GPA of the applicant’s undergraduate program.
  • Three letters of recommendation from employers and former teachers.  (Preference is given to current employers).
  • Statement of applicant’s purposes and goals for graduate education.
  • Acceptance by the Graduate School of the University.
  • Applicants must have the equivalent of at least one year of full-time RN experience before entering the program.
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 24 months.

Latter-day Saint Tuition - $7,932

Living costs for Provo

944 - 1633 USD /month
Living costs

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

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