Curriculum

(See Course Sequences for part-time and full-time MSN FNP and part-time FNP post master's certificate)

Nursing Core Credits Practicum hours
Nurs 501 Theoretical Bases for Nursing Practice 3  
Nurs 502 Nursing Research 3  
Nurs 864 Epidemiologic Methods in Health Care Service 3  
Nurs 854 Advanced Informatics 3  
Nurs 500 Health Care Ethics 3  
Nurs 690 Health Care Policy for Nursing Leaders 2  
Subtotal 17  
NP Core Courses    
Nurs 680 Advanced Pathophysiology for RNs 3  
Nurs 756 Advanced Health Assessment for RN 3  
Nurs 658 Clinical Pharmacology 3
(include diagnostic reasoning)
 
Subtotal 9  
FNP Core Courses    
Nurs 770 Primary Care FNP role 3  
Nurs 771 Childbearing Family Care Practicum  1* 120
Nurs 772 Childbearing Family Care 3  
Nurs 773 Pediatric and Adolescent Family Care Practicum  1* 120
Nurs 774 Pediatric and Adolescent Family Care 3  
Nurs 775 Adult and Geriatric Family Care Practicum  1* 120
Nurs 776 Adult and Geriatric Family Care                                3  
Nurs 777 FNP in Practice Practicum  2* 240
Nurs 778 FNP in Practice 1  

Nurs 779 Applied Interprofessional Collaboration

1

 

Capstone    
Nurs 797 Scholarly Project 2  
Subtotal 21  
TOTAL 47 600

( )*indicates the number of didactic credit hours to practicum credit hour. Each practicum credit hour is 8 clinical contact hours: 1:8

Nurs 779 Applied Interprofessional Collaboration (take in Spring 2 or any semester thereafter)
is grant supported and will be taught each semester

Nurs 770 is pre/co-requisite for Nurs 775/776.

Nurs 775 and Nurs 776 are prerequisites for Nurs 773/774 and Nurs 771/772.

The total number of practicum hours required for the FNP is 600.