Nurse Practitioner Training Programs

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As the largest private university in North America, University of Phoenix has locations nationwide, and is available online in most countries around the world. Whether you're seeking a college degree at an associate's, bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level, we can help you reach your academic goal and sooner than you might think.

Programs:

  • MS in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science in Nursing/Nurse Education
  • Master of Health Administration/Master of Business Administration/Project Management
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Founded in 1789, Georgetown University is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit university. Today, Georgetown is a major international research university that embodies its founding principles in the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff, our commitment to justice and the common good, our intellectual openness, and our international character.

Programs:

  • Specialization: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Specialization: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Specialization: Nurse Midwifery/Womens Health Nurse Practitioner
  • And more...

Walden degree and certificate programs are designed for working professionals. Submit the form on the right to learn how you can make a change and advance your career.

Programs:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) - General
  • B.S. in Nursing (BSN)

Take a new step in your education with Chamberlain College of Nursing. We offer associate, bachelor, and master's degree programs in nursing, plus a doctorate in nursing practice.

Programs:

  • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • RN to BSN Online Option

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate
  • MS in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • And more...

Make the change to a satisfying professional nursing career with a leading nursing education provider

For more than 50 years, the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing at Gwynedd Mercy University has been a leader in superior nursing education. Our graduates go on to become leaders and innovators, offering excellent patient care and helping drive improvements that lead to better clinical outcomes. 

Programs:

  • Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN)
Locations: Gwynedd Valley
Launch your career with training from Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health. We offer multiple certificate and diploma programs for careers in the allied health field.

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing
  • Licensed Nursing Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
Locations: Manchester

Do you want to start working toward a career that actually makes you excited? If so, an education from West Coast University (WCU) could be the perfect choice for you! This accredited, private University has a history that dates back over 100 years. Today, WCU offers health care degrees that will help prepare you and educate you on the current trends and issues within the health industry.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • RN to MSN (Online)
  • And more...

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

Programs:

  • RN to Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (PGC)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • And more...
Train for the real-world skills that help you launch a successful technology or healthcare career with a degree, or diploma from Florida Career College.

Programs:

  • Nursing RN - AS
  • Patient Care Technician - DIP
  • Medical Assistant Technician - DIP

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Nurse practitioners treat both physical and mental conditions through comprehensive history taking, physical exams, and ordering tests for interpretation. NPs can provide a diagnosis and recommendations for a wide range of acute and chronic diseases (within their scope of practice) and provide appropriate treatment for patients, including prescribing medications in some states.[1] NPs can serve as a patient’s primary health care provider, and see patients of all ages depending on their specialty (family, pediatrics, geriatrics, etc.).

Similar to all medical professions, the core philosophy of the field is individualized care that focuses on patients’ conditions as well as the effects of illness on the lives of the patients and their families. NPs make prevention, wellness, and patient education priorities. In addition to health care services, NPs conduct research and are often active in patient advocacy activities. To become licensed/certified to practice, Nurse Practitioners hold board certification in an area (such as family, women’s health, pediatrics, adult, acute care, etc.), and are licensed through the state nursing boards. NPs must practice within the scope of their certification.