Fulltime Curriculum Plan

MSN Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Track

Enter Fall Semester - Four consecutive semesters

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Semester 1
Fall Semester
NUR 602 (Core)   Advanced Health Assessment (3 hrs)
NUR 603 (Core)   Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology (3 hrs)
NUR 607 (Core)   Advanced Pharmacology (3 hrs)
NUR 660 (AGACNP) Management of Adult-Gerontology Health Problems in the Acute Care Setting I (5 hrs)

Semester 2
Spring Semester
NUR 608 (Core)    Health Care Policy (2 hrs)
NUR 617 (Core)    Evidenced-based Practice and Research for Adv Nursing Practice (3 hrs)
NUR 661 (AGACNP) Management of Adult Gerontology Health Problems in the Acute Care Setting II (5 hrs)
NUR 663 (AGACNP)  Acute Care Practicum I (180 clinical hours)  (3 hrs)

Semester 3
Summer Semester
NUR 601 (Core)    Nursing Theory and Knowledge Development (2 hrs)
NUR 675 (Core)    Statistics for the Behavioral and Clinical Sciences (3 hrs)
NUR 668 (AGACNP) Management of Adult-Gerontology Health Problems in the Acute Care Setting III (3 hrs)
NUR 664 (AGACNP)  Acute Care Practicum II  (180 clinical hours) (3 hrs)
NUR 620 (Core)    Capstone Project (2 hrs)

Semester 4
Fall Semester
NUR 667 (AGACNP) Acute Care Practicum III  (240 clinical hours) (4 hrs)
NUR 644 (Core)  Role Transition and Issues for the Advanced Practice Nurse (3 hrs)

Total course credit hours = 47
Total Clinical Practice Hours = 600
This program of study includes a minimum of 600 practicum hours; for practicum courses, the ratio of credit hours to clinical practice hours is 1:4. A student completing this track will be prepared to meet requirements to take the certification examination under the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) specific specialties and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) examination for Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.

Updated May 14, 2020