Online Nurse Practitioner Programs

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Online nurse Practitioners program

Most of the NP programs are delivered as onsite or online , depends on the population chosen. It gives a flexible atmosphere to complete your study within your personal limitation. Some schools demand your presence in the campus at least once or twice during the course period.

Nurse Practitioners Schools/ colleges

Following are some of the colleges and schools in U.S which offers nurse practitioners course through onsite and online program. Course duration and recognition depends on the population of study and the state which the course is completed.
HERZING UNIVERSITY
  • MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Mode of Delivery- Full Online
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
Accredited online Nurse Practitioner programs- Onsite
  • Adult Gerontology- Acute care 
  • Adult Gerontology- Primary care
  • Family NP
  • Neonatal NP
  • Pediatric acute care and primary care NP
  • Occupational health NP
Online
  • Family NP
  • Psychiatric and mental health NP
SIMMONS SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Family  NP – online
GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY 
Online NP Programs
  • DNP ( Doctor of Nursing Practice)
  • Acute care NP
  • Adult Gerontology NP
NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY 
  • Family NP
WALDEN UNIVERSITY 
  • Doctor of NP ( DNP) General – online
KAPLAN UNIVERSITY
  • Adult Gerontology NP – online 
  • Family NP – online

How long does it take to become a Nurse practitioner

Duration of course depends on various factors like, the specialty or population chosen, candidates experience in the field and performance level. Usually it takes a period between 1.5  to 2 years

Nurse Practitioner Program-Curriculum

  • Epidemiology
  • Health promotion
  • Advanced pathophysiology
  • Physical assessment and diagnostic reasoning
  • Advanced pharmacology
  • Laboratory/radiography diagnostics
  • Statistics and research methods
  • Health policy
  • Role development and leadership
  • Acute and chronic disease management
  • Clinical rotations, which varies depending on the program and population focus.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Programs include additional, advanced coursework in
  • Bio statistics
  • Research methods
  • Clinical outcome measures
  • Care of special populations
  • Organizational management
  • Informatics
  • Healthcare policy and economics.
Some nurse practitioners, as well as other APRN roles, may choose to pursue the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) as a terminal degree. The PhD in nursing focuses on nursing research and nursing education, while the DNP focuses more on clinical practice

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