Post Master’s Certificate
The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) concentration prepares graduates for advanced practice with competencies in delivering primary care to individuals across the lifespan. Classroom experiences, group conferences, and clinical experiences with preceptors offer opportunities for students to delivery comprehensive and culturally competent health care to individuals across the lifespan. This masters program is offered exclusively online for busy, working adults, starting January 2021. For more information regarding course requirements, please visit the Tusculum University Academic Catalog.
All PMC students my have the 3 P’s, Advanced Physical Assessment (Health Assessment), Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology.
The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) concentration is now an online curriculum. Specifically, courses are both asynchronous and synchronous. Students may request full or part-time status. Part-time graduate nursing students must meet with the MSN Program Director to plan an individualized progression plan. This ensures that course prerequisites and future course availability will be incorporated into the part-time plan. Anytime there is a change in status, a new program plan must be designed.
The FNP concentration is typically a rigorous full-time program (four consecutive semesters) depending on the Gap Analysis for the PMC student. Student curriculum plans in the part-time program for the PMC are individually worked out and are carefully outlined with the MSN Program Director.
Classes will be held on one day/week. Students will be expected to be online weekly for synchronous learning.
Curriculum Full Time PMC FNP Concentration
The courses the PMC student is required to have at the end of the program are found in the Tusculum University Catalog. Transfer credits must be approved by the MSN Program Director, and the plan of study will be individualized according to the approved transfer credits.
For more information regarding the FNP concentration please call 1-423-636-7431 Nursing Office or submit them to MSN-FNP@tusculum.edu.