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Family/Individual Across the Lifespan
Nurse Practitioner

The professional nurse will be educated to deliver comprehensive primary care to clients from infancy to adulthood. The curriculum emphasis is on interdisciplinary collaboration and strategies for meeting patients' primary care needs through a family-centered approach to health promotion and illness intervention.

Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner program has met ANCC’s certification eligibility educational requirements. Students who complete this program, in its entirety, have the educational preparation to sit for the ANCC certification in this role and population. Applicants must also meet any additional eligibility criteria in effect when they apply for certification.

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

FNP Direct Care & Functional Area Core Curriculum Credits
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Disease 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment in 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 Chronic Illness and Health Problems of the Adult and Older Adult in Ambulatory Care 3

Family/Individual Across the Lifespan NP Coordinators:
Dr. Karen Dahlquist,
Lynda Peoples,
Sharon Rainer,