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Community Systems Administration/Family-Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner

The professional CSA/Family-Individual Across the Lifespan FNP integrates the knowledge and expertise needed to plan, implement and evaluate care for individuals, families, aggregates and communities. Community-based healthcare settings need advanced practice nursing leadership to direct and deliver care. The nurse develops additional care management knowledge as well as proficiency in management, design and implementation of community healthcare systems.

The following courses are in addition to the Graduate Nursing Core Curriculum:

CSA FNP Indirect Care & Functional Area Core Curriculum Credits
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Disease 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision Making 3
NU 674 Management of Common Health Problems in Primary Care 3
NU 675 Management of Women and Children in Ambulatory Care 3
NU 676 Management of the Adult and Older Adult in Ambulatory Care 3
NU 681 Community Systems Administration I 3
NU 682 Community Systems Administration II 3
NU 683 Community Systems Administration III 3
NU 691 Healthcare Economics and Financial Management for Nurses 3

CSA Program Director: Kellie Smith,