Family Nurse Practitioner
ATTENTION GRADUATE NURSING APPLICANTS:
Graduate application materials are submitted through the Nursing Centralized Application Service(NursingCAS) http://nursingcas.liaisoncas.com/. A supplemental application is also required and can be found at http://apply.utoledo.edu. Program admission cycle information posted at http://www.utoledo.edu/nursing/grad_checklist.html.
The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) major is a two-year, full-time course of study with part-time options. The curriculum is designed to prepare professional nurses for the FNP role in primary nursing care. The curriculum includes a minimum of 600 contact hours for clinical practice and selected laboratory experiences.
- Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university. Degree in nursing from a school
that is accredited by a nationally recognized body for nursing education accreditation.
- Overall grade point average of 3.0 in undergraduate work.
- Submission of official transcripts from all academic institutions to NursingCAS.
- Personal statement describing career goals, future plans for employment and expectations for graduate study.
- Submit your personal statement via the "Personal Statement" section of the NursingCAS, title it "University of Toledo" *
- Current resume or CV, listing current state and/or territory RN license number.
- Upload a copy of your current resume or CV in the "Documents Upload" section of NursingCAS. *
- Active unrestricted unencumbered Ohio RN license.
- Three recommendations completed by professional sources (Master in Nursing preferred)
- To be submitted electronically on your behalf via the "References" section of NursingCAS.
- Completion of an undergraduate statistics course recommended.
- Computer competency that includes word processing skills and ability to communicate
- The Graduate Record Exam (General Subject GRE) or TOEFL are required for international applicants. *Minimum required tests scores: http://www.utoledo.edu/graduate/prospectivestudents/admission/guidelines.html
- All official GRE, TOEFL or IELTS results must be sent directly from the respective GRE or TOEFL organization to The University of Toledo (institutional code 1845).
- Interview, if requested.
- Admission is competitive.
- Students are required to authorize The University of Toledo to obtain criminal record
checks (i.e., BCII and FBI) and are responsible for fingerprinting expenses. Students
must declare and document misdemeanor and/or felony offenses that occur prior to admission
to the nursing program and/or during program progression. In compliance with Ohio
Revised Code 4723-7 convictions will result in denial of admission to the program
or dismissal after matriculation.
- Applications are completed through Nursing CAS: http://nursingcas.liaisoncas.com/ and by submitting a supplemental application to: The University of Toledo http://apply.utoledo.edu.
*Applicants must attach the file on designations page to The University of Toledo in order for the school to have access to the file.
The University of Toledo College of Nursing is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing and nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202) 887.6791. Graduates of the advanced practice programs are qualified to take national certification examinations in their specialty areas and are eligible to apply for Certificates of Authority granted by the Ohio Board of Nursing.
|Semester I - Fall|
|Course #||Course Title||
|NURS5400||Theoretical & Ethical Foundations of Nursing||
|NURS5680||Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology||
|NURS5740||Advanced Health Assessment (4 lab hours/week)||
|INDI6000||Introduction to Biostatistical Methods||
|Semester II - Spring|
|NURS5910||Advanced Nursing Research||
|NURS5530||Public Policy and Health Care||
|NURS5190||Advanced Interpersonal Interventions (4 lab hours/week)||
|Semester III - Summer|
|NURS6210||FNP I: Adolescents & Adults (180 clinical hours)||
|Semester IV - Fall|
|NURS5500||Family and Cultural Diversity Theories||3|
|NURS6140||Advanced Practice Nurse Roles & Issues||2|
|NURS6220||FNP II: Women and Children (180 clinical hours)||
|Semester V - Spring|
|NURS6230||FNP III: Adults & Older Adults (270 clinical hours)||
|CAPSTONE||Field Experience, Thesis or Comprehensive Exam||
Total Semester Credits 55