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Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Overview

FNP Clinical Checklist

General MSN Preceptor Requirements

Course Specific Requirements

PRAC 6568: Synthesis in Advanced Nursing Practice of Patients in Family Care Settings

  • Types of Patients: Care of patients across the lifespan
  • Types of Services: Assessment and management of acute and chronic health conditions of patients across the lifespan
  • Possible Preceptor Choices:
    • Primary care: MD, DO, PA, FNP
    • Family practice: MD, DO, PA, FNP
    • Internal medicine: MD, DO, PA, FNP
      Note: The preceptor’s practice cannot have a specialty.
  • Possible Site Choices: Family practice, internal medicine practice, primary care clinic Note: Additional sites that may be acceptable include health departments and urgent care facilities that provide primary care.
  • Nonacceptable Sites: Acute care facilities (e.g., hospitals, surgery centers, EDs, emergent care clinics), urgent care, retail clinics, specialty clinics, long-term care facilities, university health services, hospice care centers, pain management centers, cancer centers, and correctional facilities.
  • Requirements: 160 hours; minimum 160 patients

FNP Course Sequence