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Notice:

LSUHSC School of Nursing Master of Nursing, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Adult/Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Public/Community Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Nursing Administration concentrations are in the process of a major curriculum change from the awarding of a Master of Nursing degree to a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree for these graduate concentrations. Applicants to these programs for the summer 2014 class will be admitted to a BSN to DNP curriculum.

Curriculum

Full-Time Curriculum Plan for Master of Nursing*
Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Track

(40 Total Semester Credits)

First Year - Fall Semester (14 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6310 Adult Gerontology CNS: Health Promotion
4
NURS 6305 Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice
3
HLSC 6410 Advanced Pathophysiology
3
BIOS 6100 Biostatistical Methods I
4

First Year - Spring Semester (14 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6311 Adult Gerontology CNS: Acute Care
4
NURS 6303 Research: Design and Methods
3
NURS 6306 Healthcare Leadership and the Advanced Practice Nurse
3
NURS 6315 Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Measurement
4

First Year - Summer Semester (3 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6312 Adult Gerontology CNS: Outcome Assessment
3

Second Year - Fall Semester (9 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6313 Adult Gerontology CNS: Chronic Care
4
NURS 6304 Evidence Based Nursing Practice
2
HLSC 6409 Advanced Pharmacology
3

Graduates of this accredited program have met the academic requirements to complete the Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification Exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.


Part-Time Curriculum Plan for Master of Nursing
Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Track

(6 Semester / 40 Total Semester Credits)

First Year - Spring Semester (4 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6315 Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning
4

First Year - Summer Semester (3 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6305 Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice
3

First Year - Fall Semester (11 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6310 Adult Gerontology CNS: Health Promotion
4
BIOS 6100 Advanced Statistics & Lab
4
HLSC 6410 Advanced Pathophysiology
3

Second Year - Spring Semester (10 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6311 Adult Gerontology CNS: Acute Care
4
NURS 6303 Research Design & Method
3
NURS 6306 Healthcare Leadership & the Advanced Practice Nurse
3

Second Year - Summer Semester (5 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6312 Adult Gerontology CNS: Outcome Assessment
3
NURS 6304 Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
2

Second Year - Fall Semester (7 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6313 Adult Gerontology CNS: Chronic Care
4
HLSC 6409 Advanced Pharmacology
3


Part-Time Curriculum Plan for Master of Nursing
Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Track

(7 Semester / 40 Total Semester Credits)

First Year - Fall Semester (7 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
BIOS 6100 Advanced Statistics & Lab
4
HLSC 6410 Advanced Pathophysiology
3

First Year - Spring Semester (7 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6303 Research: Design and Methods
3
NURS 6315 Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning
4

First Year - Summer Semester (5 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6304 Evidence-Based Nursing Practice
2
NURS 6305 Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice
3

Second Year - Fall Semester (7 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6310 Adult Gerontology CNS: Health Promotion
4
HLSC 6409 Advanced Pharmacology
3

Second Year - Spring Semester (7 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6311 Adult Gerontology CNS: Acute Care
4
NURS 6306 Healthcare Leadership & the Advanced Practice Nurse
3

Second Year - Summer Semester (3 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6312 Adult Gerontology CNS: Outcome Assessment
3

Third Year - Fall Semester (4 Total Semester Credits)
Course Number Course Title
Credits
NURS 6313 Adult Gerontology CNS: Chronic Care
4