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MSN Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Track
MSN Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Track

(Semester Credit Hours Required for Completion — 51)

Key: CL = Clinical; WB = Web Based (on-line course); WE = Web-Enhanced; T = Traditional

(#:#:#) First # represents the number of credit hours, Second # represents the number of lecture hours per week, Third # represents the number of clinical hours per week.

Required Core Nursing Courses Credits
NURS 5326 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice (3:3:0 WB) 3
NURS 5327 Evidence for Advanced Nurse Practice (3:3:0 WB) 3
NURS 5325 Health Policy Essentials for Advanced Nursing Practice (3:3:0 WB) 3
NURS 5324 Population Health Essentials for Advanced Nursing Practice (3:3:0 WB) 3
NURS 5323 Leadership for Advanced Nursing Practice (3:3:0 WB) 3
NURS 5322 Health Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice (3:3:0 WB) 3
Pre-Requisite Nursing Courses Credits
NURS 5312 The Advanced Practice Nurse Role: Foundation for Advanced Practice Nurse (3:3:0 WB) 3
NURS 5320 Diagnostic Methods and Procedures for Advanced Practice (CL 3:2:3.5 WB) Requires on campus lab 3
NURS 5342 Advanced Health Assessment (CL 3:2:3.5 WB) Requires on campus lab 3
NURS 5343 Pharmacotherapeutics for Nurses in Advanced Practice (3:3:0 WB) 3
NURS 5345 Advanced Practice Nursing: Application of Pathophysiology (3:3:0 WB) 3
Population Focus Credits
NURS 5100 Foundations of the Well Child (1:1:0 WB) 1
NURS 5500 Pediatric Acute Care I (CL 5:2:10.5 WB) 5
NURS 5600 Pediatric Acute Care II (CL 6:2:14 WB) 6
NURS 6690 Pediatric Acute Care Practicum (CL 6:1:17.5 WB) 6

All Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner students are required to hold BLS and PALS Certification appropriate to their clinical specialty as a prerequisite to NURS 5500.

Two (2) years of RN experience in Pediatrics with experieince in acute care, critical care, or emergency department setting is preferred.

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