Post-Master's Nursing Certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner
Promote patient health in family-focused health care settings,
where you can use your passion for nursing to influence individuals
in every stage of life.
With a post-master's certificate from Carlow University, you can
prepare for advanced practice nursing in a variety of health care
settings, such as home health agencies, physicians' offices, health
maintenance organizations, family health centers, and clinics in
both urban and medically underserved rural communities. Graduates
from this program are eligible to be certified as nurse
practitioners in family/individual across the lifespan.
Build a career that allows you to transform the lives of
individuals, families, and entire communities. Request more
- Available at 3 locations: Oakland, Greensburg, and
Still need to earn your master's degree in nursing? Specialize
FNP in our full MSN program.
To enter this program, you will need to successfully complete
the core Family Nurse Practitioner MSN courses, which are NU703,
NU705, NU712, NU725, and NU737. When enrolled, you will complete 38
course credits as well as 600 clinical hours, which may take place
in a wide variety of urban and rural health care agencies.
View the plan of study for
an outline of an outline of FNP courses offered by semester.
Eager to take the next step? Review our nursing application
requirements, or apply
now if you're ready. (It's free.)
NU720 Health Risks in Communities
This graduate-level course deals with health risks in
communities. High-risk populations, aggregates, and communities
comprise the focus for investigation. Risk appraisal methods and
evidence-based strategies to identify and prevent health risks in
individuals and communities are examined. Trends and current issues
related to health risks are explored.
NU751 Advanced Practice Nursing in Pediatrics
The focus of this course is the management of acute and chronic
health problems in the pediatric population. It will incorporate
planning and management of both nursing and medical care by the
advanced practice nurse. Particular emphasis will be placed on
high-risk groups and individuals living in medically underserved
NU754 Advanced Practice Nursing in Urgent Care
The focus of this course is on the management of urgent health
problems in the outpatient setting. Emphasis is on the diagnosis
and management of both nursing and medical care by the advanced
practice nurse. Particular emphasis will be placed on high-risk
groups and individuals living in medically underserved
This is just a small
sample of the variety of classes you'll be
taking. For more details about these classes, and more, please
visit the Course Catalog section
of our website or request more
information to hear from an Admissions Counselor.
Also available is our gainful employment disclosure for this certificate.