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.

Year 1 - FallNUR 617: Role Development of the Advanced Practice Nurse (2)

NUR 510: Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
Year 1 - SpringNUR 679: Health Promotion/Disease Prevention (3)

NUR 615: Advanced Pharmacology (3)
NUR 618 Scientific Foundations of Advanced Pharmacology (1)*
Year 1 - SummerNUR 601: Phil/Theoretic Bases of Nursing (3)

NUR 678: Advanced Health Assessment/Differential Diagnosis (4)
Year 2 - FallNUR 625: Evidence-Based Inquiry In Nursing Practice (4)

NUR 670: Advanced Concepts of Clinical Nursing I (Adult) (5)
Clinical (125 hours)
Year 2 - SpringNUR 654: Public Policy Strategies for Nursing (3)

NUR 673: Women’s Health (5)
Clinical (125 hours)
Year 2 - SummerNUR 676: Advanced Concepts of Clinical Nursing (Pediatric) (5)

Clinical (125 hours)
Year 3 - FallNUR 677: Advanced Concepts of Clinical Nursing IV (Geriatric) (5)

Clinical (125 hours)

NUR 680 S/T: Advanced Concepts of Clinical Nursing V (Behavioral Health) (3)
Year 3 - SpringNUR 689: Nurse Practitioner Practicum (5)
Clinical (125 hours)
Total Credits54

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