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Graduate Department APRN Program

MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Track Courses
MSN — Family Nurse Practitioner Track

(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 *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 3:1:7 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 5440 Primary Health Care I: Advanced Assessment, Pathology, and Management (CL 4:2:7 WB) *Requires on-campus lab 4
NURS 5541 Primary Health Care II: Advanced Role Application (CL 5:2:11) *Requires on-campus lab 5
NURS 6660 Nursing Practicum: Requires a portion of clinical hours in medically underserved and/or rural setting. (CL 6:1:17) *Requires on-campus lab 6

♦ All Family Nurse Practitioner students are required to hold ACLS Certification appropriate to their clinical specialty as a prerequisite to NURS 5440.

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