The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions
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Nursing Exec DNP

FNP Curriculum

BSN-DNP Family Nurse Practitioner Role Curriculum Pattern
 
 
Semester 1
Fall
 
NURS 705 Scholarly Communication 3 units
NURS 613

CNL Role: Introduction

1 unit
  Semester Total 4 units
     
Semester 2
Spring
 
NURS 701 Applied Data Analysis 3units
NURS 711 Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare 3 units
NURS 615 CNL Roles Course: CNL as Educator 1 unit
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 3   
Summer
 
NURS 702 (or MPH 621) Epidemiology 3 units
NURS 763 Management of Financial Resources 3 units
NURS 762 Financial Resource Management Basics 1 unit
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 4 Fall  
NURS 614 Healthcare Systems Leadership 3 units
NURS 623 CNL Role: Team Manager and Leader 1 unit
NURS 754 Policy and Ethical Implications for Healthcare Outcomes 3 units
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 5 Spring  
NURS 628 CNL Role: Clinical Outcomes Manager 1 unit
NURS 704 Healthcare Informatics 3 units
NURS 706 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology 3 units
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 6 Summer  
NURS 651 CNL Role: Synthesis 2 units
NURS 653 Internship: Clinical Nurse Leader 2 units
NURS 707 Applied Drug Therapy 3 units
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 7 Fall  
NURS 730 Advanced Assessment Skills Practicum 2 units
NURS 731 Advanced Assessment Skills 3 units
NURS 765 Project and Practice Management 3 units
  Semester Total 8 units
 
CNL Exam
 
 
MSN AWARDED UNITS
49 units
     
Semester 8 Spring  
NURS 740 Primary Care I: Practicum 3 units
NURS 741 Primary Care I 3 units
NURS 749 Qualifying Project 1 unit
  Semester Total 7 units
     
Semester 9
Summer
 
NURS 750 Primary Care II: Practicum 3 units
NURS 751 Primary Care II 3 units
 
Semester Total
6 units
     
Semester 10
Fall
 
NURS 770 Primary Care III: Clinical Practicum 3 units
NURS 771 Primary Care III 3 units
NURS 756 Leadership in Complex Adaptive Systems 3 units
 
Semester Total
9 units
     
Semester 11
Spring
 
NURS 780 Primary Care IV: Practicum 3 units
NURS 781 Primary Care IV 3 units
 
Semester Total
6 units
     
Semester 12
Summer
 
NURS 789 DNP Project 1 unit
NURS 795 DNP Residency 3 units
 
Semester Total
4 units
  TOTAL UNITS 81 UNITS
*  Must complete 500 -1000 hours of supervised clinical service. 
** Upon completion of NURS 651, students will need to take the CNL Examination in order to progress to further coursework and be awarded the MSN degree.

For course descriptions, see the online catalog.