School of Nursing - LSU Health New Orleans

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In addition to the mission of the School of Nursing and the LSU Health Sciences Center, the mission of the Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner program is to:

  • Prepare graduates for autonomous evidence-based family nurse practitioner practice with culturally diverse populations across the lifespan in a variety of primary care settings.
  • Maintain a quality program that meets national accreditation and state regularity standards.
  • Prepare graduates to attain certification as family nurse practitioners.
  • Promote advanced leadership through mentoring and professional socialization.