Family Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

Family Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

 

47 Credit Hours - Full-time Study - Suggested Plan of Progression


Year One

Master of Science in Nursing Core Courses: Total 12 hours

  • NURS 555 Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Science – 3 hours
  • NURS 563 Applied Data Analysis and Interpretation for Advanced Practice Nurses – 3 hours
  • NURS 565 Advanced Nursing Research for Evidence-Based Practice – 3 hours
  • NURS 570 Advanced Leadership and Health Policy in Complex Health Systems – 3 hours

Advanced Practice Nursing Foundation Courses: Total 13 hours

  • NURS 523 Human Diversity and Health Promotion for Advanced Practice Nursing – 3 hours
  • NURS 525 Advanced Health Assessment – 4 hours
  • NURS 551 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses – 3 hours
  • NURS 552 Pharmacology and Drug Therapy for Advanced Practice Nurses – 3 hours

Year Two

Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Coursework: 22 hours

 

Fall Semester: Total 7 hours

  • NURS 544 Primary Care of Families I (D) – 3 hours
  • NURS 544L Primary Care of Families I Practicum (P) – 4 hours

Spring Semester: Total 8 hours

  • NURS 554 Primary Care of Families II (D) – 3 hours
  • NURS 554L Primary Care of Families II Practicum (P) – 4 hours
  • NURS 569 Advanced Practice Role Seminar – 1 hour

May/Summer Year 2: Total 7 hours

  • NURS 557 Primary Care of Families III (D) – 3 hours
  • NURS 557L Primary Care of Families III Practicum (P) – 4 hours

 

47 Credit Hours - Part-time Study - Suggested Plan of Progression


Year One

Fall – Year : Total 6 hours

  • NURS 551 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses – 3 hours
  • NURS 563 Applied Data Analysis and Interpretation for Advanced Practice Nurses – 3 hours

Spring Year : Total 6 hours

  • NURS 555 Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Science – 3 hours
  • NURS 552 Pharmacology and Drug Therapy for Advanced Practice Nurses – 3 hours

May/Summer Year 1: Total 6 hours

  • NURS 523 Human Diveristy & Health Promotion for Advanced Practice Nursing - 3 hours
  • NURS 570 Advanced Leadership and Health Policy in Complex Health Systems – 3 hours

Year Two

Fall Year 2: Total 7 hours

  • NURS 525 Advanced Health Assessment – 4 hours
  • NURS 565 Advanced Nursing Research for Evidence-Based Practice – 3 hours

Spring Year 2: Total 8 hours

  • NURS 554 Primary Care of Families II (D) – 3 hours
  • NURS 554L Primary Care of Families II Practicum (P) – 4 hours
  • NURS 569 Advanced Practice Role Seminar – 1 hour

May/Summer Year 2: Total 7 hours

  • NURS 557 Primary Care of Families III (D) – 3 hours
  • NURS 557L Primary Care of Families III Practicum (P) – 4 hours

Year Three

Fall Year 3: Total 7 hours

  • NURS 544 Primary Care of Families I (D) – 3 hours
  • NURS 544L Primary Care of Families I Practicum (P) – 4 hours

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