The Husson University Family and Community Nurse Practitioner Program has been developed consistent with Husson University's mission and the mission of the Husson University/Eastern Maine Medical Center School of Nursing. Its purpose is to educate advanced practice nurses at the master's degree level who can cost-effectively provide improved access to family health care.
- Provide primary health care to individuals of all ages and their families, within diverse practice settings.
- Utilize community assessment in evaluating patient needs and planning health care.
- Synthesize relevant theories and specialized knowledge into their clinical practice.
- Analyze and apply research literature used for improving health outcomes of individuals and their families.
- Influence family nursing practice by exhibiting competence in clinical practice, teaching, counseling, consultation, research, leadership and collaboration.
- Utilize an interdisciplinary focus in the delivery of comprehensive family health care.
- Contribute to the improvement of family health care by influencing health policy.
- Practice with personal integrity and a willingness to search for ethical truths in a constantly changing environment.
- Assume responsibility for continued professional growth and development.