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Higher Education in Maryland
Academic Program Proposal
Currently Under Review
Date Proposal Received Institution and Proposal Degree Awarded Name of Academic Program Objections Received Decision Deadline MHEC Final Decision Final Decision Date
4/7/2014

George Washington University

Program Proposal(pdf)

MSN  Family Nurse Practitioner Yes 6/6/2014  Authorized  6/6/2014 

Family Nurse Practitioner  Program Description

The Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner program prepares registered nurses for leadership in primary care to families and individuals of all ages. With a focus on delivering high-quality, patient-centered primary care, the program offers both didactic and clinical experiences that prepare nurse practitioners to care for the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health of patients, families, and communities.The program stresses the integration of research and nursing practice with a strong emphasis on solving real-world problems. Program content includes pathophysiology and pharmacology, health assessment, health maintenance and promotion, and diagnosis and management of common primary care health concerns, providing the theoretical and practical foundations for nurses to expand their scope of practice.


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