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2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing (Doctor of Nursing Practice)


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Requirements (for the BSN).

A minimum of 77 credits is required, depending on certification exam requirements and course waivers: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (79-85 cr.), Family Nurse Practitioner (77-83 cr.), Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (80-86 cr.), and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (84-90 cr.)

Year 1 
Fall Semester
NUR 601 - Biostatistics for Advanced Practice in Health Care.  
NUR 602 - Advanced Pathophysiology I.  
NUR 810 - Advanced Transcultural Care. 

Winter Semester
NUR 603 - Advanced Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics.  
NUR 604 - Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning - Theory.  
NUR 608 - Advanced Pathophysiology II. 
NUR 700 - Research I for Doctor of Nursing Practice. 

Spring/Summer
NUR 605 - Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning - Practicum.   
NUR 715 - Theoretical Perspectives in the Discipline of Nursing for Advanced Practice.  

Year 2 
Fall Semester
NUR 701 - Research II for Doctor of Nursing Practice.  
NUR 720 - Primary Health Care of Adolescents/Adults/Elders I - Theory.  
NUR 723 - Primary Health Care of Adolescents/Adults/Elders - Practicum.  1
NUR 730 - Applied Clinical Pharmacology for Primary Health Care I.   

Winter Semester
NUR 721 - Primary Health Care of Adolescents/Adults/Elders II - Theory.  
NUR 723 - Primary Health Care of Adolescents/Adults/Elders - Practicum.  1 
NUR 731 - Applied Clinical Pharmacology for Primary Health Care II.  
NUR 750 - Advanced Practice Nursing with Families and Care of Psychiatric/Mental Health Community Needs. 3   
NUR 901 - Capstone Seminar I. 

Spring/Summer Semester
NUR 606 - Epidemiology for Advanced Practice in Health Care.  
NUR 723 - Primary Health Care of Adolescents/Adults/Elders - Practicum.  1 

Year 3 
Fall Semester
NUR 607 - Informatics.  
NUR 740 - Advanced Health Assessment of Children - Theory. 2 
NUR 753 - Medication Management for Psychiatric Mental Health NP. 3
NUR 760 - Advanced Women’s Health Theory and Practicum.  
NUR 800 - Special Topics in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Theory/Practicum I.  4
NUR 860 - Special Topics in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care I-Theory.  5
NUR 861 - Special Topics in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care I-Practicum.  5
NUR 902 - Capstone Seminar II.  
NUR 903 - Capstone Seminar III.    

Winter Semester
NUR 745 - Primary Health Care of Children - Theory. 
NUR 746 - Primary Health Care of Children - Practicum. 
NUR 780 - Advanced Practice Nursing Care of Persons across the Life Span with Psychiatric Mental Health Concerns I - Theory.   
NUR 801 - Special Topics in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Theory/Practicum II.  4  
NUR 840 - Organizational and Administrative Theory.  
NUR 862 - Special Topics in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care II-Theory.  5
NUR 863 - Special Topics in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care II-Practicum.  5
NUR 903 - Capstone Seminar III. 

Spring/Summer Semester
NUR 746 - Primary Health Care of Children - Practicum. 
NUR 781 - Advanced Practice Nursing Care of Persons Across the Life Span with Psychiatric Mental Health Concerns I - Practicum.  3
NUR 820 - Health Policy and Economics. 
NUR 864 - Special Topics in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care III-Theory.  5
NUR 865 - Special Topics in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care III-Practicum.  5  

Year 4 
Fall Semester
NUR 790 - Advanced Practice Nursing Care of Persons Across the Life Span with Psychiatric Mental Health Concerns II - Theory. 
NUR 830 - Advanced Practice Role - Theory.  
NUR 831 - Advanced Practice Role - Practicum.  2, 3 & 4
NUR 833 - Special Topics in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care IV-Theory.  5
NUR 834 - Special Topics in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care IV-Practicum.  5 
NUR 903 - Capstone Seminar III.  
      
Winter Semester
NUR 770 - Mental Health in Primary Care.  2, 4 & 5 
NUR 791 - Advanced Practice Nursing Care of Persons Across the Life Span with Psychiatric Mental Health Concerns II - Practicum.  3
NUR 850 - Urgent Primary Care - Theory/Practicum.  2 & 4  
NUR 870 - Nursing Education - Theory/Application.  
NUR 903 - Capstone Seminar III.  


1
  This course can be taken over several semesters, 6 credits are required.
2  Required for FNP students.
3  Required for FPNP students.
4  Required for AGNP students.
5 Required for ACNP students.

Requirements  (for the MSN with advanced practice certification).

Thirty-seven credits are required for students who have a MSN and are certified to complete the DNP program. The total number of credits can be reduced to a minimum of 34 by waiving up to three credits of coursework if comparable graduate coursework has been taken. 

Year 1
Fall Semester
NUR 601 - Biostatistics for Advanced Practice in Health Care.  
NUR 810 - Advanced Transcultural Care. 

Winter Semester
NUR 700 - Research I for Doctor of Nursing Practice. 
NUR 840 - Organizational and Administrative Theory.  

Spring/Summer
NUR 715 - Theoretical Perspectives in the Discipline of Nursing for Advanced Practice.  

Year 2 
Fall Semester
NUR 607 - Informatics. 
NUR 701 - Research II for Doctor of Nursing Practice.  
 
Winter Semester
NUR 870 - Nursing Education - Theory/Application.  
NUR 901 - Capstone Seminar I. 

Spring/Summer Semester
NUR 606 - Epidemiology for Advanced Practice in Health Care. 
NUR 820 - Health Policy and Economics. 

Year 3
Fall Semester
NUR 900 - Independent Study. 1
NUR 902 - Capstone Seminar II. 
NUR 903 - Capstone Seminar III.  

1This course is designated for students admitted to the MSN to DNP track only.

Transfer Credit

Up to six hours of graduate credit may be transferred and six hours of graduate credit waived into the DNP program by students admitted to either the RN or BSN track. Students admitted to the MSN track may waive up to three hours of graduate credit and transfer up to six hours of graduate credit into the DNP program. Transfers and waivers are made in accordance with the policies of the DNP graduate program committee, if comparable graduate coursework has been taken.

 

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