Samuel Merritt University to Host Online Information Session for Online Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Program

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Samuel Merritt University will offer an online information session for RNs interested in becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner on April 23.

Samuel Merritt University, a leading health care training provider, will offer an online information session for Registered Nurses who wish to learn about training to become a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) on April 23, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific time. The Online Information Session offers information about the fully-online Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program, which offers nurses in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Nevada and Ohio the opportunity to move into primary care.

FNPs can offer patients screening, diagnosis, and treatment, including prescriptions and referrals to specialists. As demand for health care grows, FNPs will play a critical part in expanding access to primary care services. Samuel Merritt University’s online FNP training program offers the advanced clinical and managerial theory Registered Nurses need to pursue licensure in this important field.

The April 23rd Information Session will cover:

  • How FNPs can affect the lives of patients and their communities
  • Steps RNs can take to prepare for careers in primary care
  • Courses and scheduling for the online MSN-FNP program
  • Information about faculty, admissions, and financial aid

The information session will also include a question and answer period during which attendees can ask about topics specific to their interests. Registered Nurses with a BSN interested in participating in this online event should visit or call 877-670-4629.

About Samuel Merritt University – Samuel Merritt University has been providing health care education for more than 100 years. Based in Oakland, California, Samuel Merritt focuses on developing practitioners who are prepared to offer evidence-based care to patients with diverse needs and backgrounds.


Samuel Merritt University
3100 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94609

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