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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
Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration

(90 Total Semester Credits)

First Year - Summer (7 Credits) First Year - Fall (16 Credits) First Year - Spring (9 Credits)
NURS 7103 Organization and Systems Leadership (4)
NURS 7105 Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
HLSC 6409 Advanced Pharmacology (3)
HLSC 6410 Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan (3)
NURS 7203 Research: Design & Methodology (3)
BIOS 6100 Biostatistical Methods I (4)
NURS 7101 Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Nursing (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 (6 Credits) Second Year - Fall (16 Credits) Second Year - Spring (13 Credits)
NURS 6324 Introduction to Epidemiology (3)
NURS 7708 Diagnostic & Therapeutic Primary Care Procedures (3)
NURS 7109 Health Outcomes: Information Systems, Measurement, Analysis and Management (3)
NURS 7481 Evidence-Based Practice (4)
NURS 7710 Primary Care I: Adults (9)
NURS 7021 Advanced Nursing Practicum I (1)
NURS 7110 Scholarly Project I: Proposal Development (3)
NURS 7711 Primary Care II: Family Across the Lifespan (9)
Third Year - Summer (5 Credits) Third Year - Fall (12 Credits) Third Year - Spring (8 Credits)
NURS 7022 Advanced Nursing Practicum II (2)
NURS 7120 Scholarly Project II: Proposal Implementation (3)
NURS 7306 Health Policy and Politics (3)
NURS 7712 Primary Care III: Vulnerable Populations (9)
NURS 7130 Scholarly Project III: Proposal Dissemination (3)
NURS 7023 Advanced Nursing Practicum III (2)
NURS 7713 Primary Care IV: Role Transitions (3)



Students Admitted 2015 or earlier
Full-Time Curriculum Plan for BSN to DNP
Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration

(96 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)
HLSC 6409 Advanced Pharmacology (3)
HLSC 6410 Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan (3)
NURS 7203 Research: Design & Methodology (3)
BIOS 6100 Biostatistical Methods I (4)
NURS 7101 Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Nursing (2)
BIOS 6102 Biostatistical Methods II (4)
NURS 7709 Advanced Practice Nursing Pharmacotherapeutics (2)
NURS 6315 Advanced Health Assessment (4)
NURS 7111 Population Based Outcomes (2)
Second Year - Summer (6 Credits) Second Year - Fall (16 Credits) Second Year - Spring (13 Credits)
NURS 6324 Introduction to Epidemiology (3)
NURS 7708 Diagnostic & Therapeutic Primary Care Procedures (3)
NURS 7109 Health Outcomes: Information Systems, Measurement, Analysis and Management (3)
NURS 7481 Evidence-Based Practice (4)
NURS 7710 Primary Care I: Adults (9)
NURS 7021 Advanced Nursing Practicum I (1)
NURS 7110 Scholarly Project I: Proposal Development (3)
NURS 7711 Primary Care II: Family Across the Lifespan (9)
Third Year - Summer (5 Credits) Third Year - Fall (12 Credits) Third Year - Spring (8 Credits)
NURS 7022 Advanced Nursing Practicum II (2)
NURS 7120 Scholarly Project II: Proposal Implementation (3)
NURS 7306 Health Policy and Politics (3)
NURS 7712 Primary Care III: Vulnerable Populations (9)
NURS 7130 Scholarly Project III: Proposal Dissemination (3)
NURS 7023 Advanced Nursing Practicum III (2)
NURS 7713 Primary Care IV: Role Transitions (3)


* Graduates of this accredited program have met the academic requirements to complete the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Examinations.