New Program in Nursing
Beverly, MA -- Endicott College’s School for Graduate and Professional Studies announced that it has received approval from the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education to offer a Master of Science Program in Nursing with a new track in Family Nurse Practitioner. The program is slated to begin in January, 2014.
The Family Nurse Practitioner concentration is designed to provide students the knowledge and skills to deliver comprehensive primary care to clients from infancy to adulthood. The curriculum emphasis is on interdisciplinary collaboration and strategies for meeting patients' primary care needs through a family-centered approach to health promotion and illness intervention. Students complete specialty coursework in advanced health assessment, advanced pharmacology and advanced pathophysiology, health promotion, disease prevention, differential diagnosis and disease management. Students are required to complete a minimum of 500 faculty supervised clinical hours.
Upon completion of the Family Nurse Practitioner track, students are eligible for Family Nurse Practitioner Certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
For more information, contact:
Emily Smith, MSN, RN, CRRN, CNE
Associate Director of Master’s Nursing Program
(978) 232-2332 | email@example.com