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Family Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Certificate
Registered nurses (RNs) with a master’s degree in nursing could prepare to advance their careers by enrolling in the School of Nursing’s graduate-level Family Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Certificate program. This program allows RNs to combine their current nursing skills with training in the safe, effective practice of primary care for the management of acute and chronic health problems of both adult and pediatric patients. As a student in the certificate program, you will participate in a clinical practice experience designed to provide you with an opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge in a real-world setting.* The post-graduate APRN certificate program at Purdue Global is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
This program may not be available in all states. Speak with an Admissions Advisor for more information. For consumer and important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program, visit PurdueGlobal.edu/Consumer-Info/.
* Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Graduates who pass the relevant certification exam may be academically eligible for licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse in any state in which the program is available for enrollment. Purdue Global has not made a determination with respect to the licensure or certification requirements for any other states or occupations. Refer to the University Catalog for additional information and program availability. The University cannot guarantee students will be eligible to sit for or pass exams.
Please note that most states require nurses to be nationally certified and to have completed an accredited graduate nursing program in order to obtain licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse. Each national certification provider and state Board of Nursing will have eligibility requirements in addition to these educational requirements, such as passing a criminal background check. Students are responsible for determining whether they are eligible for state Board of Nursing approval and certification as an advanced practice registered nurse in their state. Students can obtain additional information from their state's Board of Nursing, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Classification: Associate's College
Locale: Small City
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