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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

Southern Connecticut State University

Master
24 months
Duration
19768 USD/year
19768 USD/year
7674 USD/year
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Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner from Southern Connecticut State University will be prepared to use nursing theory and specialized knowledge in the functional roles of Nurse Educator, Family Nurse Practitioner, or CNL and synthesize concepts from nursing, education, and other disciplines to influence professional practice.

Overview

Students at Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner from Southern Connecticut State University will be prepared to provide leadership within nursing and the health care delivery system for the improvement of client care, conduct and/or use research which contributes to the development of the discipline of nursing and ontinue professional growth through continuing education, specialty certification, and /or doctoral study in nursing.

Graduates with Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner from Southern Connecticut State University will be able to:

  • Integrate scientific findings from nursing, biological, and social sciences to advance nursing practice along the healthcare continuum.
  • Conduct research, translate research findings, and critically analyze data and evidence to integrate into advanced nursing practice.
  • Assume complex and advanced leadership roles to initiate and guide positive change at the individual, group, and system levels to improve practice processes and outcomes.
  • Intervene at the system level through policy development and advocacy regarding regulatory, financial, and political factors to improve practice processes and outcomes.
  • Facilitate open communication, collaboration, mutual respect and shared decision-making amongst key stakeholders in the practice and/or educational environments.
  • Direct and provide patient-centered care integrating advanced knowledge of nursing and relevant sciences and humanities to improve health care outcomes.
  • Design interventions using advanced knowledge to promote individual and population health, wellness, and disease prevention at the global/local level.
  • Integrate appropriate technologies for knowledge management, coordination of care, and complex decision making to improve healthcare quality and safety.
  • Models professional behaviors incorporating advanced knowledge and awareness of social justice, legal/ethical standards, regulatory processes, and professional codes.
  • Utilize safety science and quality improvement methods for continuous improvement the delivery of safe care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing Theories and Conceptual Models
  • Legal Issues in Healthcare 
  • Role of Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Healthcare Informatics for Nursing Practice
  • Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 
  • Advanced Health Assessment 
  • Advanced Pathophysiology 
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Transforming Nursing Practice through Leadership, Policy, and Advocacy 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

45-48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are required to have a 3.0
  • Selected students who have a total GPA between 2.8 and 3.0 will be permitted to submit GRE or MAT scores as part of their application for consideration. The MSN committee will determine if a conditional acceptance will be offered.
  • Submit applications online. A $50 application fee must be submitted before your application will be considered complete.
  • Present certified copies and certified English translations of all academic achievements in each college or university attended. 
  • Provide a certified evaluation of foreign transcripts and credentials from World Education Services; Josef Silny & Associates Evaluators, Inc.; Global Credential Evaluators, Inc.; or Educational Credential Evaluators Inc. 
  • Recommendation Forms
  • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9884 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    19768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9884 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    7674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3837 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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