Master of Science in Nursing

Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate

This certificate program is designed for nurses with a previous master’s degree in nursing who are seeking to expand their roles via nurse practitioner certification. Applicants for this certificate program must meet the HPU graduate nursing admissions guidelines

If you would like more information about this certificate program please contact the Center for Graduate and Adult Services: 808-543-8034.

Prerequisites
Graduate level Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Physical Assessment or their equivalent within the past five years.  Applicants may be admitted without these prerequisites, but will be required to complete them prior to beginning practicum studies.

Certificate Curriculum (27 credits)

NUR 

6960

Advanced Theory: Primary Care of Children

NUR

6961

Practicum I

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6962

Advanced Theory: Primary Care of Women

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6963

Practicum II

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6964

Advanced Theory: Primary Care of Adults

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6965

Practicum III

A master's prepared nurse professionally certified in one of the three practicum components (adult, pediatrics, or women's health) of the family nurse practitioner program would receive credit for previous completion of the equivalent course and practicum.