MSN to DNP FNP Curriculum Pattern - Fall Entry

MSN to DNP Family Nurse Practitioner Role Curriculum Pattern
Semester 1
Fall
 
NURS 701 Applied Data Analysis 3 credits
NURS 705 Scholarly Communication 3 credits
  Semester Total 6 credits
     
Semester 2
Spring
 
NURS 706 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology 3 credits
NURS 711 Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare 3 credits
NURS 765 Project and Practice Management 3 credits
  Semester Total 9 credits
     
Semester 3   
Summer
 
NURS 707 Applied Drug Therapy 3 credits
NURS 704 Healthcare Informatics 3 credits
NURS 762 Financial Management Basics 1 credit
  Semester Total 7 credits
     
Semester 4 Fall  
NURS 730 Advanced Assessment Skills Clinical 2 credits
NURS 731 Advanced Assessment Skills 3 credits
NURS 702 Epidemiology 3 credits
  Semester Total 8 credits
     
Semester 5 Spring  
NURS 740 Primary Care I Clinical 3 credits
NURS 741 Primary Care I 3 credits
NURS 756 Leadership in Complex Adaptive Systems 3 credits
  Semester Total 9 credits
     
Semester 6 Summer  
NURS 750 Primary Care II Clinical 3 credits
NURS 751 Primary Care II 3 credits
NURS 763 Management of Financial Resources 3 credits
  Semester Total 9 credits
     
Semester 7 Fall  
NURS 770 Primary Care III Clinical Practicum 3 credits
NURS 771 Practicum Care III 3 credits
NURS 749 Qualifying Project 1 credit
  Semester Total 7 credits
     
Semester 8 Spring  
NURS 780 Primary Care IV Clinical Practicum 3 credits
NURS 781 Primary Care IV 3 credits
NURS 754 Policy and Ethical Implications for Healthcare Outcomes 3 credits
  Semester Total 9 credits
     
Semester 9
Summer
 
NURS 789 DNP Project 1 credit
NURS 795 DNP Residency 3 credits
 
Semester Total
4 credits
  TOTAL CREDITS 68 CREDITS
*  Must complete 500 - 1000 hours of supervised clinical service. entering students will have their prior academic clinical hours evaluated in conjunction with their DNP Faculty Adviser.

For course descriptions, see the online catalog.