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Family Nurse Practitioner

The School of Nursing offers the  Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) role option for nurses who want to develop advanced practice knowledge and skill in primary care of the family. Included in the course of study are advanced health assessment, pharmacology and comprehensive assessment and management of common acute, chronic and complex health problems across the life span within a culturally diverse environment. Travel to campus is required for advanced assessment and FNP role option courses.

The FNP program, as part of the Graduate Nursing Program at CSUDH, is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate N sing Education (CCNE). The University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). This program meets the requirements of the California Board of Registered Nursing and is a BRN approved program. Graduates of this program are eligible to be certified as nurse practitioners in the State of California.

Students who successfully complete this program are qualified to take the national board exams offered by both the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) to become nationally certified as Family Nurse Practitioners.


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