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Provide Care for Families in Your Community
Georgetown University School of Nursing (GUSON) distance-based, online Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program prepares you to manage care for individuals and families in primary care settings. You will acquire the competencies to assess and manage common acute and chronic illnesses, promote health and wellness, and prevent disease.
FNP Curriculum at a Glance
44 credits | 2 Objective Clinical Intensives | 650 clinical hours | 27 months to complete part time
The Georgetown University Experience — Delivered Online
In the FNP program, you will:
Grow as a practitioner under the attentive guidance of Georgetown University School of Nursing faculty, who are fellows, active clinicians, and leaders in family primary care.
Develop specialized skills in HD-streaming, live distance-based,online classes, informed by interactive content such as a 3D anatomy tool.
Practice clinical techniques, including simple suturing, at Objective Clinical Intensive with standardized patients and genitourinary teaching associates (GUTA).
Treat adult and pediatric patients during clinical placements at sites that meet Georgetown University standards.
Prepare to Become Board Certified Through the ANCC and AACN
FNP graduates are eligible to sit for certification exams offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANP).
GUSON graduates regularly achieve outstanding first-time pass rates on the board certification exams. The statistics below include pass rate information for online students who graduated from Georgetown University’s Master of Science in Nursing program in the year indicated.