Post-BSN to DNP with Family Nurse Practitioner Curriculum Plan

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) to
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Full-Time Curriculum Plan

Semester 1 (Fall) 

DNP 701         Introduction to the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree (1 hr)
DNP 702         Clinical Epidemiology (3 hrs)
NUR 721         Philosophical & Theoretical Basis for Advanced Nursing Practice (3 hrs)
NUR 602         Advanced Health Assessment (3 hrs)

Semester 2 (Spring)

DNP 703         Population-Based Health (3 hrs)
NUR 712         Leadership and Role Development (2 hrs)
DNP 705         Principles of Informatics & Financial Management in Healthcare (3 hrs)

Semester 3 (Summer)

NUR 675         Statistics for the Behavioral and Clinical Sciences (3 hrs)
NUR 810         Ethics in Healthcare and Research (2 hrs)
DNP 704         Population-Based Health Practicum (120 Practicum hours) (2 hrs) 

Semester 4 (Fall)

NUR 603         Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology (3 hrs)
NUR 607         Advanced Pharmacology (3 hrs)
NUR 632         Well Adult & Selected Health Problems in Primary Care Settings (3 hrs)

Semester 5 (Spring)

NUR 622         Primary Care Practicum I (240 Practicum hours) (4 hrs)
NUR 642         Well Child/Adolescent & Selected Common Health Concerns (2 hrs)
NUR 653         Women’s Health (2 hrs)
NUR 720         Clinical Scholarship & Evidence-Based Practice (4 hrs)

Semester 6 (Summer)

NUR 621         Diagnostic Ordering and Interpretation (1 hr)
NUR 623         Primary Care Practicum II (180 Practicum hours) (3 hrs)
NUR 633         Selected Health Problems of Adults with Acute and Chronic Illnesses (3 hrs)
NUR 726A      DNP Practicum (60 Practicum hours) (1 hr)

Semester 7 (Fall) 

DNP 744         Role Transition and Issues for the Advanced Practice Nurse (3 hrs)
NUR 624         Primary Care Practicum III (240 Practicum hours) (4 hrs)
NUR 643         Child/Adolescent & Selected Health Problems (2 hrs)
NUR 715         DNP Proposal Development (2 hrs)
NUR 726B       DNP Practicum (60 Practicum hours) (1 hrs)

                                                                MSN Awarded at the End of Semester 7

Semester 8 (Spring)

DNP 706         Advancing Nursing Practice I (2 hrs)
DNP 707         Outcomes Measurement, Data Analysis & Program Evaluation  (2 hrs)
NUR 726C      DNP Practicum (60 Practicum hours) (1 hr)

Semester 9 (Summer)

DNP 708         Advancing Nursing Practice II (2 hrs)
NUR 726D      DNP Practicum (60 Practicum hours) (1 hr)
NUR 723         Healthcare Policy and Systems Analysis (2 hrs)                                                                                                  

                                                               DNP Awarded at the End of Semester 9

 

BSN to DNP Total Hours

Total Credit Hours:                  76
Total Practicum Hours:      1020  (MSN 660; DNP 360)

Curriculum plan updated 10.13.2017