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WesternU College of Graduate Nursing Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) proegram students get hands-in training during an ENP procedural skills day Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. The students learned about sututing, ear and nose techniques and also went to the WestrernU Eye Care Institute to learn about vision exams.

Certificate Programs

Family Nurse Practitioner (Post-Masters FNP)

The College of Graduate Nursing at WesternU pioneered the delivery of a web-based family nurse practitioner program – the very first of its kind at the time of its inception in 1997. Designed for nurses with a master’s degree in nursing, our hybrid Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certificate program integrates online learning with intensive face-to-face seminar weekends and clinical experiences in the students’ own community. Students can obtain their FNP certification in one year (full-time) or two years (extended track).

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Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP)

Western University of Health Sciences, College of Graduate Nursing’s is proud to offer the Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certificate for nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) that desire a dual role in the subspecialty areas of Urgent Care and Emergency Medicine. Our distance-web based hybrid model provides the working FNP ability to enhance and advance their knowledge, skills, and training, integrating the Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) competencies and Scope and Standards for Emergency Nurse Practitioner practice as foundation for role preparation in this dynamic practice setting. We look forward to working with you!

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Post-Masters PMHNP

WesternU’s College of Graduate Nursing Post-Graduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate program is for nursing professionals who have an MSN.  To provide maximum scheduling and pacing flexibility while eliminating the need to commute daily to campus, the College of Graduate Nursing uses a combination of self-directed learning activities, collaborative projects, and seminar intensives.

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