A Master’s degree in Nursing with a specialization as a Women’s Health Practitioner focuses on giving students the knowledge they need to care for women of all ages. Students get the foundation of knowledge they need to assess a patient’s condition, diagnose and treat minor illnesses.
The Women’s Health Practitioner program teaches students the skills they need to listen effectively and communicate clearly with patients, their families, other health care providers, and support staff. They learn the fundamentals of informatics, how to conduct research, and pharmacology. The curriculum for this program may resemble the following:
• Advanced Health Assessment
• Concepts and Application of
• Health Disparities: Care of Vulnerable Populations
• Informatics in Nursing
• Nurse Practitioner Core
• Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
• Pharmacotherapeutics in Advanced Practice Nursing
• Physiologic Concepts for Advanced Practice Nursing
• Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse in Practice Management
• Synthesis and Application
• Theoretical Constructs in Nursing
• Women’s Health
Graduates from the Women’s Health Practitioner Master’s Degree program can find work in hospitals, birthing centers, and other health care facilities. Some of them turn their attention to job opportunities in these fields:
Related degree programs include Masters Degree in Nursing – Nurse Midwifery and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.