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MSN Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
MSN — Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Courses

(Semester Credit Hours Required for Completion — 48)

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

Required Core Nursing Courses Credits
NURS 5312 Foundations for APRN Role (3:3:0 WB) 3
NURS 5320 Diagnostic Methods for APRN Practice (CL 2:1:3.5 WB) *Requires on-campus lab 3
NURS 5322 Health Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice (3:3:0 WB) 3
NURS 5323 Leadership for Advanced Nursing Practice (3:3:0 WB) 3
NURS 5324 Population Health Essentials for Advanced Nursing Practice (3:3:0 WB) 3
NURS 5325 Health Policy Essentials for Advanced Nursing Practice (3:3:0 WB) 3
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 5342 Advanced Health Assessment (CL 3:1:6 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 5460 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care I (CL 4:2:7 WB) *Requires on-campus lab 4
NURS 5561 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care II (CL 5:2:11 WB) *Requires on-campus lab 5
NURS 6652 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Practicum (CL 6:1:17 WB) *Requires on-campus lab 6

♦ All Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students are required to hold ACLS Certification appropriate to their clinical specialty as a prerequisite to NURS 5460.

One year of critical care experience required prior to beginning N5460.

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