Post-Masters Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
The FNP major prepares the graduate to assume a role as an advanced practice nurse. The coursework prepares the student to sit for a National Certification Exam to become a family nurse practitioner (Otterbein has consistently achieved an exceptional FNP pass rate).
The curriculum is designed with a core online component, and a science core comprised of advanced health assessment, advanced pharmacology and advanced pathophysiology. The clinical component is comprised of courses in wellness, acute/common illnesses, complex/chronic illnesses for adult, women and child populations. Clinical courses (600 clinical hours) are precepted by a nurse practitioner or physician arranged by the student in collaboration with nursing faculty.
FNP Post-Masters Certificate
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The Graduate School is located in Roush Hall, room 208.
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.