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Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
The online MSN / Family Nurse Practitioner degree program from Minnesota State University-Mankato provides students with a family-focused curriculum and simulation experiences to help them learn how to provide the best care possible to individuals, their families, and the community. Graduates of the program are able to:
Take health histories and perform physical exams
Assess, treat, and evaluate common illnesses such as upper respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, and minor injuries
Prescribe and manage medications for acute and stabilized chronic conditions
Promote positive health behaviors through education and counseling
Provide prenatal care, family planning services, and the management of normal pregnancies
Provide health screening and disease prevention services such as blood pressure screening, nutrition counseling, immunizations, and cancer screening
Identify health needs that may require referral for more specialized care
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
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