MSN for Registered Nurses: Clinical Nurse Leader Sample Course Sequences

PART-TIME STUDY
Requires classes one day per week in the late afternoon/evening
 Sample fall schedule: 1 course 4:00-6:30 pm Thursdays and 2nd course 7:00-9:30 Thursdays 

First Semester - Fall
 
 
Sem. Hrs.
NURS 501
Nursing Theory
3
NURS 556
Intro to CNL for RNs
3
 
Second Semester - Spring
 
 
Sem. Hrs.
NURS 500
Ethics for Health Care Leaders
3
NURS 854
Advanced Informatics
3
  
Third Semester - Summer
 
 
Sem. Hrs.
NURS 502
Nursing Research
3
NURS 754
Nursing Leadership & Management Concepts
3
   
Fourth Semester - Fall
 
 
Sem. Hrs.
NURS 864
Epidimiologic Methods for Health Care Delivery
3
NURS 690
Health Care Policy
2
 
Fifth Semester - Spring
 
 
Sem. Hrs.
NURS 680
Advanced Pathophysiology for RNs
3
NURS 602
Applying CNL Concepts for RNs
3
 
Sixth Semester - Summer
 
 
Sem. Hrs.
NURS 658
Advanced Clinical Pharmacology for RNs
3
NURS 756
Advanced Health Assessment for RNs
3
 
Seventh Semester - Fall
 
 
Sem. Hrs.
NURS 852
CNL Leadership for Quality
2
NURS 853
Leadership Practicum for RNs
6
  Total semester hours: 43

FULL-TIME STUDY
Requires more than one day per week for classes in late afternoons/evenings

First Semester - Fall
 
 
Sem. Hrs.
NURS 501
Nursing Theory
3
NURS 502
Nursing Research
3
NURS 556
Intro to CNL for RNs
3
NURS 754
Nursing Leadership & Management Concepts
3
 
Second Semester - Spring
 
 
Sem. Hrs.
NURS 500
Ethics for Health Care Leaders
3
NURS 602
Applying CNL Concepts for RNs
3
NURS 658
Advanced Clinical Pharmacology for RNs
3
NURS 854
Advanced Informatics
3
 
Third Semester - Summer
 
 
Sem. Hrs.
NURS 680
Advanced Pathophysiology for RNs
3
NURS 690
Health Care Policy
2
NURS 756
Advanced Health Assessment for RNs
3
 
Fourth Semester - Fall
 
 
Sem. Hrs.
NURS 864
Epidimiologic Methods for Health Care Delivery
3
NURS 852
CNL Leadership for Quality
2
NURS 853
Leadership Practicum for RNs
6
Total semester hours: 43
 

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