Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) graduates are prepared as advance practice nurses to assess, diagnose, monitor, treat and coordinate care of individuals across the lifespan with common acute and chronic conditions within the context of family and community in primary care settings. The focus of the specialty is on the delivery of primary care to the individual within the context of the family and community including health promotion, disease prevention, and disease management activities to support healthy lives. The core competencies emphasize teaching/coaching, consultation and evidence based practice. Graduates of this concentration are prepared for eligibility to apply for the FNP Primary Care certification examination prepared by an approved national organization as accepted by the Board of Registration in Nursing and to apply to practice in the expanded role in Connecticut or other states based on regulatory guidelines.
The School of Nursing is located at:
University of Connecticut School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Rd
Storrs, CT 06269-2026
For program-specific questions and information, please contact:
Annette Jakubisin-Konicki PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP
FNP Program Track Director
P: (860) 486-2418
F: (860) 486-0001
For more information on applying and application processes, please use the form below to contact Admissions and Enrollment Services.
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