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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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  • Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences

    Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

    You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

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    Programs

    • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
    • RN to MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
    Location:
    Boston: 300 The Fenway,, Boston MA 02115
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  • South University, Online Programs

    As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.
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    Programs

    • Healthcare Management (BS)
    • Nursing (RN to BSN)
    • RN to Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (RN-MSN)
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    Location:
    Savannah: 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah GA 31406
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  • Stratford Career Institute

    Earn Your Diploma from Home!
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    Programs

    • Fitness & Nutrition

    Location: Online

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  • Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University

    Located in the heart of Washington, D.C. the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is dedicated to advancing the health of local, national and global communities.

    You need to have a Bachelor’s degree to be qualified for this school.

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    Programs

    • Executive Master of Health Administration
    Location:
    Washington: 2121 I St NW,, Washington DC 20052
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  • UT - Arlington

    About The University of Texas at Arlington

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    Programs

    • Professional Nursing Pathways Program
    • Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN)
    • Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
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    Location:
    Arlington: , Arlington TX 76019
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  • University of North Carolina - Wilmington

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    To meet today’s high demand for nursing professionals UNCW is offering an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing program completely online.

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    Programs

    • MSN Nurse Educator
    • RN to BSN

    Location: Online

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  • University of West Florida

    The University of West Florida (UWF) has a central mission.

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    Programs

    • RN to BSN
    • Master of Science in Nursing

    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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  • Abilene Christian University

    Abilene Christian University is a national leader in Christian higher education and a place where students, faculty, staff and alumni make a real difference in the world.

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    Programs

    • Doctor of Nursing Practice
    Location:
    Abilene: 600 Campus Ct,, Abilene TX 79601
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  • California State University San Marcos - Online

    Building on an innovative 25-year history, California State University San Marcos is a forward-focused institution, dedicated to preparing future leaders, building great communities and solving critical issues. Located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos, the University is just a short distance from some of Southern California’s best beaches and an hour from the US-Mexico border. CSUSM enrollment is over 15,000 and the university is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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    Programs

    • RN to MSN - Clinical Nurse Leader
    • RN to MSN - Nursing Education
    • RN to BSN

    Location: Online

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