Bay Path University's Doctor of Nursing Practice - Family Nurse Practitioner (DNP) is offered 100% online. The BSN to DNP program is for registered nurses (RNs) who have completed their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and wish to obtain the skills to become advanced nurse practitioners with a specialization as a family nurse practitioner (FNP).
The DNP* prepares students with the critical skills needed to translate evidence-based care into practice, improve systems of care, and measure outcomes of patients and communities. The program was designed for graduates to become strong, effective nurse leaders who will transform today’s healthcare system and advance the profession of nursing.
BAY PATH'S dnp PROGRAM:
• has courses dedicated to advanced pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology, and advanced physical assessment for diagnostic reasoning
*The Doctor of Nursing Practice - Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Bay Path University is a new applicant pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
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Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certification Exam
The FNP certification examination is an entry-level competency-based examination that tests clinical knowledge in family/individual across the life span (prenatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, elderly, and frail elderly primary care).