School of Nursing - LSU Health New Orleans

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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
Executive Nurse Leader Concentration

(80 Total Semester Credits)

First Year - Summer (6 Credits) First Year - Fall (14 Credits) First Year - Spring (8 Credits)
NURS 7105 Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
NURS 6324 Introduction to Epidemiology (3)
NURS 7203 Research: Design & Methodology (3)
BIOS 6100 Biostatistical Methods I (4)
NURS 7101 Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Nursing (3)
NURS 7810 Executive Nurse Leader I: Healthcare Management (4 cr., 120 practicum hours)
NURS 7811 Executive Nurse Leader II: Healthcare Leadership (4 cr., 120practicum hours)
NURS 7806 Quality and Patient Safety (4 cr., 60 practicum hours)
Second Year - Summer (7 Credits) Second Year - Fall (11 Credits) Second Year - Spring (8 Credits)
NURS 7805 Human Resources in Healthcare Organizations (3)
NURS 7103 Organization and Systems Leadership (4)
NURS 7109 Health Outcomes: Information Systems, Measurement, Analysis and Management (3)
NURS 7481 Evidence-Based Practice (4)
NURS 7812 Executive Nurse Leader III: Organizational Behavior in Healthcare Organizations (4 cr., 120 practicum hours)
NURS 7021 Advanced Nursing Practicum I (1 cr. 60 practicum hours)
NURS 7110 Scholarly Project I: Proposal Development (3)
NURS 7813 Executive Nurse Leader IV: Strategic Planning and Marketing for Healthcare Organizations (4 cr., 120 practicum hours)
Third Year - Summer (5 Credits) Third Year - Fall (11 Credits) Third Year - Spring (10 Credits)
NURS 7022 Advanced Nursing Practicum II (2 cr. 120 practicum hours)
NURS 7120 Scholarly Project II: Proposal Implementation (3)
NURS 7306 Health Policy and Politics (3)
NURS 7807 Financial Management and Budgeting in Healthcare Organizations (4 cr., 120 practicum hours)
NURS 7808 Healthcare Law and Risk Management (4 cr., 60 practicum hours)
NURS 7130 Scholarly Project III: Proposal Dissemination (3)
NURS 7023 Advanced Nursing Practicum III (1 cr. 60 practicum hours)
NURS 7809 Cornerstone of Cultural Competency in the Disaster Cycle (3 cr., 60 practicum hours)
HPSM 6269 Healthcare Economics and Economic Evaluation of Healthcare Services (3)