The Air Force makes it a top priority to take care of our global family. Providing primary and specialty healthcare, Family Nurse Practitioners work autonomously or with other healthcare professionals to deliver complete family-focused care. These advanced-practice registered nurses (APRN) work in a variety of settings on Air Force bases all over the world ensuring everyone has access to the wellness, prevention and treatment they need.
Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) must have one year experience as a registered nurse that includes at least six months as an FNP. Having advanced skills, knowledge, and training and with accreditation to care for all patients from birth through adulthood. FNPs deliver preventive health screening, diagnose and treat normal and complex diseases and conditions. Outpatient experience is preferred.
- Minimum six months full-time nursing practice in the APRN specialty is required
- At least 12 months experience as a registered nurse
- Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 47