Nursing Practice, DNP

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Degree Type
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Credit Hours
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The online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program is designed to prepare you for the highest level of clinical practice in the profession of nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP), or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). Courses are offered fully online with an additional five, in-person sessions at the Tallahassee campus. On-campus sessions include an orientation to the program, an intensive weekend in the Advanced Skills for the APN course, Objective Structured Clinical Examination Assessments, and a DNP project presentation exposition. You'll work with preceptors in your local community to meet the learning objectives for the practicum courses.

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Program Accreditation
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

University Accreditation: Florida State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. Florida State University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels.

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