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Post-Master's Nursing Certificates

Move ahead in your nursing career with a Post-Master’s Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Certificate from Husson. These 100% online programs are for nurse practitioners seeking to gain expertise with another NP population. Choose from three track options: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Our graduate nursing students have achieved a 95% passage rate on national certification exams, demonstrating the delivery of exceptional education in our nursing programs.

The master's degree and post-graduate APRN certificate programs in nursing at Husson University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Prepare to add a further certification to your nurse practitioner qualifications with a Post-Master’s APRN Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care. You will further develop the knowledge and skills necessary to provide advanced nursing care across acute care settings, under the guidance of expert faculty in active practice. Upon completion, you’ll be eligible to sit for the ANCC certification exam as Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or the AACN certification exam as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Adult Gerontology.

To earn your Post-Master’s Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, you will need to complete 18-48 credits, depending on your MSN program.

+ Courses/Curriculum

NU 825 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Theories I: 3

-NL 825c Clinical: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Theories I: 3

NU 827 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Theories II: 3

-NL 827c Clinical: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Theories II: 3

NU 828 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Theories III: 3

-NL 828c Clinical: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Theories III: 3

NU 700 Theories & Roles for Advanced Nursing Practice: 3

NU 702 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics: 3

NU 704 Advanced Health Assessment: 3

NU 706 Advanced Pathophysiology: 3

NU 708 Socio-Cultural Perception of Addiction & Population Health: 3

NU 710 Advanced Evidence Based Practice: 3

NU 740 Public Health Policy Issues and Challenges: 3

NU 821 Strategy & Analysis of Organizational Process: 3

NU 836 Healthcare Information and Technology: 3

NU 840 Nursing Graduate Capstone: 3

*These courses may be required if not already completed in the MSN program

Family Nurse Practitioner

Prepare to deliver expert and compassionate care to individuals and families in a primary care setting with the Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate. You’ll learn from experienced, practicing faculty, following a curriculum designed to ensure you can work successfully with patients across the lifespan and with traditional, nontraditional and culturally diverse families. Upon completion, you’ll be eligible to sit for the ANCC or AANP Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam.

To earn your Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner, you will need to complete 18-48 credits, depending on your MSN program.

+ Courses/Curriculum

NU 802 Family Health I – Adult-Gero Health: 3

-NL 802c Clinical: Family Health I – Adult-Gero Health: 3

NU 806 Family Health III – Integrating Primary Care: 3

-NL 806c Clinical: Family Health III – Integrating Primary Care: 3

NU 815 Family Health II – Family Centered Care of Women, Infants, and Children: 3

-NL 815c Clinical: Family Health II – Family Centered Care of Women, Infants, and Children: 3

NU 700 Theories & Roles for Advanced Nursing Practice: 3

NU 702 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics: 3

NU 704 Advanced Health Assessment: 3

NU 706 Advanced Pathophysiology: 3

NU 708 Socio-Cultural Perception of Addiction & Population Health: 3

NU 710 Advanced Evidence Based Practice: 3

NU 740 Public Health Policy Issues and Challenges: 3

NU 821 Strategy & Analysis of Organizational Process: 3

NU 836 Healthcare Information and Technology: 3

NU 840 Nursing Graduate Capstone: 3

*These courses may be required if not already completed in the MSN program

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Help improve access to mental healthcare across the lifespan, from childhood to the elderly population by earning a Post-Master’s Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate.  Your courses will be delivered 100% online by experienced faculty in active practice.  By gaining this additional clinical credential, you’ll be eligible to sit for the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ANCC Certification Exam.

To earn your Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner, you will need to complete 18-51 credits, depending on your MSN program.

+ Courses/Curriculum

NU 709 Diagnosis and Pharmacologic Management of Psychiatric Illness: 3

NU 801 Family Psychiatric Nursing I – Advanced Mental Health Assessment Across the Lifespan: 3

-NL 801 Clinical: Family Psychiatric Nursing I – Advanced Mental Health Assessment Across the Lifespan: 3

NU 810 Family Psychiatric Nursing II: 3

-NL 810 Clinical: Family Psychiatric Nursing II: 3

NU 812 Family Psychiatric Nursing III: 3

-NL 812 Clinical: Family Psychiatric Nursing III: 3

NU 700 Theories & Roles for Advanced Nursing Practice: 3

NU 702 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics: 3

NU 704 Advanced Health Assessment: 3

NU 706 Advanced Pathophysiology: 3

NU 708 Socio-Cultural Perception of Addiction & Population Health: 3

NU 710 Advanced Evidence Based Practice: 3

NU 740 Public Health Policy Issues and Challenges: 3

NU 821 Strategy & Analysis of Organizational Process: 3

NU 836 Healthcare Information and Technology: 3

NU 840 Nursing Graduate Capstone: 3

*These courses may be required if not already completed in the MSN program

 

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207.992.1972
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Bangor, Maine 04401