Jenny L. Hughes, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

School of Nursing
McDowell Hall


My name is Jenny Hughes and I am a proud UD alumni and current instructor for the University of Delaware’s Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program. I am currently the instructor for N677 Advanced Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning.  I have been teaching here since 2011 and Instructed many of the past classes in the former MSN/NP Programs. In addition to teaching I am a practicing Family Nurse Practitioner.  I have worked in Family practice/ primary care for 20 years.  I currently have my primary care practice at the Nurse Managed Primary Care Center on the University’s Star Campus.  This is the only Nurse Practitioner managed practice supported by the College of Health Sciences in the state of Delaware.


  • BSN in Nursing 1986 University of Delaware
  • MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner 1997 University of Delaware


University of Delaware:

  • Course Director- NURS 645: Preceptorship 2
  • Course Director- NURS 616: Community
  • Course Director- NURS 642: Adult 2
  • Course Director- N644: Preceptorship 1
  • Course Director- N677: Advanced Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Course Director- N677: Advanced Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Edmond Safra Foundation Visiting Nurse Faculty grant May 2013, Development of a Parkinson’s care giver Website in Delaware as well as a participating NP for Telemedicine clinic with NMHC at UD to be starting in Fall 2013.