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M.Sc. Online

Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

La Salle University

20 months
Duration
22788 USD/year
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About

Develop the skills needed to deliver cutting-edge, community-based primary health care to individuals and families across the lifespan. Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner online program from La Salle University is grounded in evidence-based practice, connecting advanced nursing research, theory and clinical practice.

Overview

Students will explore the psychological, social, cultural, environmental and economic influences on health care and be prepared to meet the needs of diverse groups and populations. Prepare to build your own practice as a nurse practitioner or work in a variety of settings including private practices, public clinics, or hospital-based outpatient clinics.

This Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program also prepares graduates to take either the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) exam to become certified as a nurse practitioner.

Program outcomes

Upon completion of the MSN FNP online program at La Salle University, students will be able to:
  • Practice independently and collaboratively with an interprofessional team while delivering direct and indirect care services in various types of health care systems
  • Use research findings from nursing and other disciplines as a basis for clinical decision-making to improve practice and to formulate health policy
  • Use ethical decision-making to promote the well-being of individuals, families and health care professionals in local, national and international communities
  • Utilize evidence-based practice recommendations and professional standards of care to promote health, prevent disease and improve the health status of individuals, families, groups, communities and populations
  • Function as a leader and change agent in nursing and in health care delivery systems particularly to ensure quality care for vulnerable and underserved populations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing Research for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Advanced Nursing Roles in Health Care
  • Advanced Nursing Practice for Population -Based Care
  • Family System Concepts for Primary Care
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Advanced Health Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited university
  • Applicants with less than a 3.2 GPA can submit MAT/GRE scores showing above 50th percentile on verbal and quantitative skills
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended or currently attending
  • Unencumbered RN license
  • Statement of purpose submitted within application
  • One year of direct patient care experience is needed prior to beginning clinical experiences

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22788 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37980 USD for the full programme during 20 months.
  • National

    22788 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37980 USD for the full programme during 20 months.

Funding

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