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Family Practice Nurse

Your online resource for Family Practice Nurse Education and Career Information. Family practice nurse positions are generally filled by the nurse practitioner. This training goes above and beyond the typical RN training, allowing for operation with or without a doctor's supervision. A family practice nurse will be able to see, diagnose, and treat patients on their own, creating more time for the doctor to focus on more severe patients and issues that need to be addressed. In many cases, the family practice nurse serves as the determining factor as to whether someone needs to see a doctor or not. Basic illnesses like sinusitis, respiratory infections, and other simple diagnoses and treatments are handled by nurse practitioners in many medical facilities. The nurse practitioner is becoming more popular as many pharmacies are implementing well care clinics that staff only a nurse practitioner and treat only the most common infections and illnesses. Into the future, this career will see significant growth that is well above the national average. The educational path for this career usually involves a master's degree in nursing with a specialization in one of many nurse practitioner related fields.

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  • Grand Canyon University

    There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!
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    Programs

    • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
    • Doctor of Nursing Practice
    • B.S. in Nursing (Registered Nurse - R.N. to B.S.N)
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    Location:
    Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
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  • Keiser University Graduate School

    For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 

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    Programs

    • Master of Science in Nursing
    Location:
    Fort Lauderdale: 1500 W. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale FL 33309
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  • Ohio Christian University

    Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.
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    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
    Location:
    Circleville: 1476 Lancaster Pike,, Circleville OH 43113
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  • Capella University

    An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession.

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    • MSN - RN-to-MSN Care Coordination (CCNE-accredited)
    • MSN - Nursing Informatics (CCNE-accredited)
    • MSN - RN-to-MSN Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited)
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    Location: Online

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  • Rutgers University

    Founded in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher learning.

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    Location:
    New Brunswick: 57 U.S. 1,, New Brunswick NJ 08901
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  • Wilkes University

    Wilkes University’s School of Nursing offers CCNE-accredited online degrees and certificate programs ideal for working health care professionals, instructed by experienced, respected faculty dedicated to mentoring and personalized support for every student.

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    Programs

    • RN to BS
    • RN to MS - Nursing Informatics
    • M.S. with Major in Nursing - Nursing Informatics
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    Location:
    Wilkes Barre: 84 W South St,, Wilkes Barre PA 18701
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  • Ashford University

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    • BS/Nursing (RN to BSN)

    Location: Online

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  • Northcentral University

    Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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    Programs

    • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education
    Location:
    San Diego: 2488 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego CA 92106
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  • Saint Xavier University

    Saint Xavier University, Chicago’s oldest Catholic university, has a long history of educating students to prepare them for professional success and lay the foundation for personal fulfillment.

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    • MSN in Clinical Leadership
    • MSN in Executive Leadership

    Location: Online

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  • Lamar University

    A nationally recognized leader in online education, Lamar University online tailors the on-campus degree program to a flexible, affordable format for busy professionals.

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    Programs

    • RN to BSN
    • Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)

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