Course Plan For Family Practice Nurse Practitioner

Student workload will vary from course to course, however, a number of research papers and online exams will be required for every course. Required clinical hours vary by program, and a qualified list of available preceptors will be supplied to each student. Outreach by the student is required to secure a preceptor.

SemesterCoursesCredits
Year I
INUR 510: Advanced Pathophysiology
NUR 618: Scientific Foundations of Advanced Pharmacology**
NUR 615: Advanced Pharmacology
3
1
3
Total 7
IINUR 679: Health Promotion/Disease Prevention/Epidemiology
NUR 678: Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
3
3
Total 6
IIINUR 641: Differential Diagnosis for the Family Nurse Practitioner (62.5 clinical hours)
NUR 601: Phil/Theoretic Bases of Nursing
3
2
Total 5
Year II
IVNUR 625: Evidence-Based Inquiry In Nursing Practice
NUR 670: Advanced Concepts of Clinical Nursing I (Adult) Clinical (125 hours)
4
5
Total 9
VNUR 676: Advanced Concepts of Clinical Nursing (Pediatric) Clinical (62.5 hours)
NUR 673: Women’s Health Clinical (62.5 hours)
3
3
Total 6
VINUR 677: Advanced Concepts of Clinical Nursing IV (Geriatric) Clinical (125 hours)
NUR 680: S/T: Advanced Concepts of Clinical Nursing V (Behavioral Health)
5
2
Total 7
Year III
VIINUR 689: Nurse Practitioner Practicum (250 clinical hours)
NUR 652: Professional Development and Public Policy Strategies for Advanced Practice Nursing - Blended
5
3
Total 8
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS= 48

The clinical courses (NUR670, NUR673, NUR676) may be alternatively sequenced. Change beginning January 2019: NUR 615 Advanced Pharmacology 3 credits + NUR 618 Scientific Foundations of Advanced Pharmacology 1 credit.

*Begins Spring 2019