Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate


Post-Doctoral FNP Certificate program is designed for the APRN who has a doctorate in nursing and wishes to broaden their scope of practice by becoming becoming certified as a family nurse practitioner.

Through coursework and clinical experiences, students will build the skills and knowledge needed to provide primary care to individuals and the family. Students will be prepared to manage a variety of health conditions—acute, chronic and complex—and evaluate the whole patient to formulate a treatment plan.

COURsE

Title

Credits

NUR 840

Management of Common Problems in Family/Across the Lifespan

3

NUR 841

Practicum in Common Problems in Family/Across the Lifespan

3

NUR 842

Management of Acute Problems in Family/Across the Lifespan

3

NUR 843

Practicum in Acute Problems in Family/Across the Lifespan

3

NUR 844

Management of Complex and Chronic Problems in Family/Across the Lifespan

3

NUR 845

Practicum in Complex and Chronic Problems in Family/Across the Lifespan

3


Upon completion of the certificate program, the student will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Knowledge for Nursing Practice Integrate nursing science with knowledge from biophysical, psychosocial, analytical, ethics, and organizational sciences as the basis for advanced practice nursing using new approaches to care delivery.

  2. Systems-Based Practice, Quality and Safety Create and lead high quality and safe nursing care in a complex global health care environment.

  3. Scholarship for Nursing Practice Create and disseminate knowledge in evidence-informed practice.

  4. Information Systems and Healthcare Technologies Evaluate emerging technologies for their ability to improve health care outcomes.

  5. Person-Centered Care Evaluate health policy and advocate for social justice and access to health care, especially for Hawai’ian and Pacific Islanders and other unique populations.

  6. Interprofessional Partnerships Create collaborative interprofessional relationships to improve patient and population health outcomes with an emphasis on select populations including Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders.

  7. Population Health Evaluate the social, cultural, and environmental dimensions of population health in practice patters/systems.

  8. Advanced Practice Nursing: Professionalism; Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development Independently assess, diagnose, treat, and manage culturally diverse populations.

Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Certificate


Post-Doctoral PMHNP Certificate program is designed for the APRN who has a doctorate in nursing and wishes to broaden their scope of practice by becoming becoming certified as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner.

Through coursework and clinical experiences, students will build the skills and knowledge needed to diagnose and treat a wide variety of mental health conditions across the life span.

COURsE

Title

Credits

NUR 830

Psychopharmacology across the Lifespan 

3

NUR 831

Advanced Concepts in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

4

NUR 832

Management in Lifespan Psychiatric and Mental Healthcare

3

NUR 833

Practicum in Psychotherapeutic Treatment Modalities

3

NUR 836

Complex and Chronic Problems in Psychiatric and Mental Healthcare

2

NUR 837

Practicum for Complex and Chronic Problems in Psychiatric and Mental Healthcare 

3

Upon completion of the certificate program, the student will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Knowledge for Nursing Practice Integrate nursing science with knowledge from biophysical, psychosocial, analytical, ethics, and organizational sciences as the basis for advanced practice nursing using new approaches to care delivery.

  2. Systems-Based Practice, Quality and Safety Create and lead high quality and safe nursing care in a complex global health care environment.

  3. Scholarship for Nursing Practice Create and disseminate knowledge in evidence-informed practice.

  4. Information Systems and Healthcare Technologies Evaluate emerging technologies for their ability to improve health care outcomes.

  5. Person-Centered Care Evaluate health policy and advocate for social justice and access to health care, especially for Hawai’ian and Pacific Islanders and other unique populations.

  6. Interprofessional Partnerships Create collaborative interprofessional relationships to improve patient and population health outcomes with an emphasis on select populations including Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders.

  7. Population Health Evaluate the social, cultural, and environmental dimensions of population health in practice patters/systems.

  8. Advanced Practice Nursing: Professionalism; Personal, Professional, and Leadership Development Independently assess, diagnose, treat, and manage culturally diverse populations.