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Proposal Summary: NU-09-03

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TitlePost MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program for Certified PNPs
Submitting DeanN. M. Wineman
Submitting CollegeNursing -- Susan Bradford
Departments Generating the ProposalNursing
Objection DeadlineApril 16, 2009
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedJune 18, 2009 by Karen Greene
Effective DateSpring 2009
Brief Summary of ProposalThis Post MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program for Certified PNPs is designed for the certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who wants to sit for certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. This option is being added to accommodate the demand for certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner by pediatric nurse practitioners who are in medical practices that see patients from infancy through the elderly. The addition of this certification will broaden their scope of practice. Two didactic courses of one and two credit hours are new. One will be offered as a web-based course. All other courses exist in the Adult/Gerontological Nursing track and in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. The certificate will be a total of 16-18 credit hours.
Type of ProposalNew program
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedMarch 23, 2009 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedFebruary 20, 2009 by IR Anu Mahapatra
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedFebruary 19, 2009 by Bonnie Chonacki
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status UpdatedMarch 16, 2009 by Karen Greene
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status UpdatedMarch 17, 2009 by Karen Greene
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedFebruary 17, 2009 by NU dean's ofc Kathleen Ross-Alaolmolki
Resource commentCourses exist and one new one credit hour course can be taught by NP faculty

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