Family Nurse PractitionerProgram of Study – 47 Credit Hours
Full-time Study  - Suggested Plan of Progression

Year One
Master of Science in Nursing Core Courses: 12 hours
NURS 523 Human Diversity and Health Promotion for Advanced Practice Nursing – 3 hr
NURS 555 Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Science – 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 hr
Total 12 hours

Advanced Practice Nursing Foundation Courses: 13 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
NURS 563 Applied Data Analysis and Interpretation for Advanced Practice Nurses – 3 hr
Total 13 hours

Year Two
Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Coursework: 22 hours
Fall Semester
Primary Care of Families with Adults (D) – 3 hours
Primary Care of Families with Adults Practicum (P) – 4 hours
Total 7 hours

Spring Semester
Primary Care of Families with Children (D) – 3 hours
Primary Care of Families with Children Practicum (P) – 4 hours
Advanced Practice Role Seminar – 1 hour
Total 8 hours
May/Summer Year 2
Primary Care of Women Across the Lifespan (D) – 3 hours
Primary Care of Women Across the Lifespan Practicum (P) – 4 hours
Total 7 hours

 

 

Family Nurse Practitioner – 47 credit hours

Part-time Study – Suggested Plan of Progression

Fall – Year 1
NURS 565 Advanced Nursing Research for Evidence-Based Practice – 3 hours
NURS 551 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses – 3 hours
Total 6 hrs

Spring Year 1
NURS 555 Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Science – 3 hours
NURS 552 Pharmacology and Drug Therapy for Advanced Practice Nurses – 3 hours
Total 6 hrs

May/Summer Year 1
NURS 563 Applied Data Analysis and Interpretation for Advanced Practice Nurses – 3 hr
NURS 570 Advanced Leadership and Health Policy in Complex Health Systems – 3 hr
Total 6 hrs

Fall Year 2
NURS 525 Advanced Health Assessment – 4 hours
NURS 523 Human Diversity and Health Promotion for Advanced Practice Nursing – 3 hr Total 7 hrs

Spring Year 2
Primary Care of Families with Children (D) – 3 hours
Primary Care of Families with Children Practicum (P) – 4 hours
Advanced Practice Role Seminar – 1 hour
Total 8 hours

May/Summer Year 2
Primary Care of Women Across the Lifespan (D) – 3 hours
Primary Care of Women Across the Lifespan Practicum (P) – 4 hours
Total 7 hours

Fall Year 3
Primary Care of Families with Adults (D) – 3 hours
Primary Care of Families with Adults Practicum (P) – 4 hours
Total 7 hours