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Curriculum

*Note: DNP Core Courses are held on Monday through Saturday a minimum of six (6) times during a semester. Studentsí practicum experiences may occur weekdays, weekends, including evening and night shifts.

Students Admitted Summer of 2016 or later
Full-Time Curriculum Plan for BSN to DNP
Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Concentration

(83 Total Semester Credits)

First Year - Summer (7 Credits) First Year - Fall (16 Credits) First Year - Spring (9 Credits)
NURS 7105 Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
NURS 7103 Organization and Systems Leadership (4)
BIOS 6100 Biostatistical Methods I (4)
HLSC 6409 Advanced Pharmacology (3)
HLSC 6410 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 7203 Research Design and Methodology (3)
NURS 7101 Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Nursing Science (3)
NURS 7709 Advanced Practice Nursing Pharmacotherapeutics (2)
NURS 6315 Advanced Health Assessment (4)
NURS 7707 Family, Genetics, and Health Promotion (3)
Second Year - Summer (8 Credits) Second Year - Fall (14 Credits) Second Year - Spring (10 Credits)
NURS 7910 Adult Gerontology CNS I: Role and Common Health Problems (5 cr., 180 practicum hours)
NURS 6324 Introduction to Epidemiology (3)
NURS 7911 Adult Gerontology CNS II: Acute and Chronic Health Problems (7 cr., 240 practicum hours)
NURS 7481 Evidence-Based Practice (4)
NURS 7109 Health Outcomes: Information Systems, Measurement, Analysis, and Management (3)
NURS 7912 Adult Gerontology CNS III: Acute, Chronic and Complex Health Problems (6 cr., 180 practicum hours)
NURS 7021 Advanced Nursing Practicum I (1 cr. 60 practicum hours)
NURS 7110 Scholarly Project I: Project Development (3)
Third Year - Summer (5 Credits) Third Year - Fall (8 Credits) Third Year - Spring (6 Credits)
NURS 7022 Advanced Nursing Practicum II (2 cr. 120 practicum hours)
NURS 7120 Scholarly Project II: Project Implementation (3)
NURS 7913 Adult Gerontology CNS IV: Chronic Health and Geriatric Syndromes (5 cr., 180 practicum hours)
NURS 7306 Health Policy and Politics (3)
NURS 7023 Advanced Nursing Practicum III (1 cr. 60 practicum hours)
NURS 7130 Scholarly Project III: Project Evaluation and Dissemination (3)
NURS 7914 Adult Gerontology CNS V: Care and Practice Transitions (2)



Students Admitted 2015 or earlier
Full-Time Curriculum Plan for BSN to DNP
Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Concentration

(87 Total Semester Credits)

First Year - Summer (9 Credits) First Year - Fall (15 Credits) First Year - Spring (12 Credits)
NURS 7103 Organization and Systems Leadership (3)
NURS 7105 Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
NURS 7707 Family, Genetics, and Health Promotion (3)
BIOS 6100 Biostatistical Methods I (4)
HLSC 6409 Advanced Pharmacology (3)
HLSC 6410 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 7101 Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Nursing Science (2)
NURS 7203 Research: Design & Methodology (3)
BIOS 6102 Biostatistical Methods II (4)
NURS 6315 Advanced Health Assessment (4)
NURS 7709 Advanced Practice Nursing Pharmacotherapeutics (2)
NURS 7111 Population Based Outcomes (2)
Second Year - Summer (8 Credits) Second Year - Fall (14 Credits) Second Year - Spring (10 Credits)
NURS 6324 Introduction to Epidemiology (3)
NURS 7910 Adult Gerontology CNS I: Role and Common Health Problems (5)
NURS 7109 Health Outcomes: Information Systems, Measurement, Analysis and Management (3)
NURS 7911 Adult Gerontology CNS II: Acute and Chronic Health Problems (7)
NURS 7481 Evidence-based Practice (4)
NURS 7021 Advanced Nursing Practicum I (1)
NURS 7110 Scholarly Project I: Proposal Development (3)
NURS 7912 Adult Gerontology CNS III: Acute, Chronic and Complex Health Problems (6)
Third Year - Summer (5 Credits) Third Year - Fall (8 Credits) Third Year - Spring (6 Credits)
NURS 7022 Advanced Nursing Practicum II (2)
NURS 7120 Scholarly Project II: Proposal Implementation (3)
NURS 7306 Health Policy and Politics (3)
NURS 7913 Adult Gerontology CNS IV: Chronic Health and Geriatric Syndromes (5)
NURS 7023 Advanced Nursing Practicum III (1)
NURS 7130 Scholarly Project III: Proposal Dissemination (3)
NURS 7914 Adult Gerontology CNS V: Care and Practice Transitions (2)