Nursing Certificates

Teaching in Nursing Certificate (9 semester hours)

This certificate is designed for post-baccalaureate RNs seeking or currently in staff development, patient education or academic nursing faculty roles. Students who complete this certificate are eligible to sit for NLN certification examination for nurse educators after two years in an academic setting.

Teaching in Nursing (3)
Nursing Education Methods & Measurement (3)
Nursing Education Practicum (3)

 

Family Nurse Practitioner – Post Master’s Certificate (29-38 semester hours)

Advanced Practice Core: (12 semester hours)
Advanced Pathophysiology (4)
Advanced Pharmacology (4)
Advanced Health Assessment (4)

Specialty Curriculum: (17 semester hours)
Family Nurse Practitioner Theoretical Principles and Clinical Management I (5)
Family Nurse Practitioners Theoretical Principles and Clinical Management II (5)
Family Nurse Practitioner Theoretical Principles and Clinical Management III (5)
Clinical Residency (2)

OPTIONAL Support Courses: (9 semester hours)
Teaching in Nursing (3)
Nursing Education Methods and Measurements (3)
Nursing Education Practicum (3)

 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Post Master’s Certificate (26-29 semester hours)

Advanced Practice Core: (12 semester hours)
Advanced Pathophysiology (4)
Advanced Pharmacology (4)
Advanced Health Assessment (4)

Specialty Curriculum: (17 semester hours)
Pharmacotherapeutics in Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing – (2)
Family Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Clinical Management I – (5)
Family Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Clinical Management II – (5)
Family Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Clinical Management III – (5)

 

For more curriculum information, see the USF Catalog.