MSN FNP Track Courses
This course introduces students to advanced practice competencies related to population health, epidemiology, and statistical principles. Students explore, analyze, apply, and evaluate biostatistics for evidence-based practice and population-based care. Topics include the use and application of epidemiology and statistics for the delivery and monitoring of aggregate populations.
This course provides students with advanced content in pathophysiology and human physiologic responses. The student explores, analyzes, applies, and evaluates the normal and abnormal human responses to selected pathophysiologic mechanisms and conditions.
国产偷拍视频This course expands knowledge of pharmacological principles specific to the role of the APN. Students explore, analyze, apply, and evaluate commonly used drugs for the treatment of chronic diseases and self-limiting acute conditions.
国产偷拍视频Students build expanded knowledge of pharmacology across the lifespan, applying foundational principles from previous courses. Specific issues will be addressed including the effects of culture, ethnicity, age, pregnancy, gender and funding on pharmacologic management. Legal and ethical aspects of prescribing will be addressed.
This course expands the knowledge and skills of health assessment principles necessary to perform a thorough health assessment. The student will develop assessment techniques related to history and physical examination of clients across the lifespan, including psychiatric-mental health and related supportive assessments. Students will explore, analyze, apply, and evaluate these principles in the classroom and laboratory.
A Health Assessment Performance Evaluation will occur in the laboratory setting, requiring the student to visit the Chamberlain campus offering this evaluation.
This course introduces students to the role development of today’s advanced practice nurse (APN) leader in society and healthcare organization systems from the perspective of primary and acute care. Students will explore, analyze, apply, and evaluate diverse aspects of ethical and legal decision-making standards specific to APN scope of practice. Topics include the standards and regulations governing the practice of APNs in diverse settings. The course emphasizes strategies and processes that foster implementation of visionary leadership, diffusion of innovation, and change within an organization and explores social, political, legal, legislative, regulatory, and organizational factors that influence healthcare. Principles of leadership are emphasized including ethics, negotiation, motivating others, acting as an advocate, problem-solving, managing diversity, interprofessional collaboration and multi-agency partnerships, quality improvement and safety, and organizational behavior.
MSN FNP Frequently Asked Questions
国产偷拍视频A Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who focuses on comprehensive healthcare for families and family members across all ages and demographics, body systems and diseases. They fill a void in primary care, especially in rural regions or areas with physician shortages.
国产偷拍视频FNPs deliver a range of acute, chronic and preventive healthcare services. In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, FNPs perform routine checkups, health-risk assessments, administer immunizations and screening tests. They offer personalized counseling on maintaining a healthy lifestyle and education in the prevention of illness. The FNP specialty track prepares you for a variety of practice settings,* including:
- Family Practice
- College Health Retail Clinics
- Women's Health Pediatric
- Primary Care
- Internal Medicine
*Some careers may require several years of experience in addition to educational credentials.
国产偷拍视频The MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Track features 100% online coursework. The FNP curriculum consists of 45 specialty track credit hours, these online FNP courses will be completed in addition to 650 onsite lab and clinical hours.
Chamberlain has several resources that can help you become acclimated to the online FNP program classroom. Once you apply you will have access to Chamberlain Care Student Success Strategies, which provides information on time management, scholarly writing, using the library and more. You can also ask your admissions representative for a personal tour of the online environment in which you will be taking classes.
Campus visits are not required, the MSN Family Nurse Practitioner track has 45 credit hours of FNP online coursework. The MSN Family Nurse Practitioner specialty track does require one visit for the immersion weekend as part of NR-509.
国产偷拍视频Your admissions representative can help identify if you qualify for tuition savings through a partnership with your employer, community college or association. Alternatively, you may qualify for a scholarship or grant.
国产偷拍视频Once you complete the application process, your admission representative will provide you with information on how to identify a potential practicum site and preceptor. After that you will be matched with a dedicated team to support you in securing your practicum site and preceptor. Before starting the MSN FNP program, you do not need to identify a preceptor. However, we require you to identify a potential practicum site before you can enroll in your first class.