Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty

YSN FNP students go on to provide primary care across the lifespan, including pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and older adults within the context of family-centered care.

A focus on primary care practice across the lifespan

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) specialty emphasizes the primary care of newborns, infants, children, adolescents, adults, pregnant and postpartum women, and older adults within the context of family-centered care. The FNP curriculum is intended to prepare students to apply for Family Nurse Practitioner Certification through the Ameri- can Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Certification

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) specialty curriculum prepares students to be eligible for the Certification Examination of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Accreditation

The master’s degree program in nursing at Yale School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Meet the Specialty Directors

Nicole Colline, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Lecturer and Faculty Co-Specialty Director FNP/AGPCNP
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Ami Marshall, edD, MSN, APRN, ANP

Lecturer and Faculty Co-Specialty Director FNP/AGPCNP
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