Fulltime Curriculum Plan

 Family Nurse Practitioner Track

Four consecutive semesters if full-time and enter in Fall Semester

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 632               Well Adult and Selected Health Problems in the Primary Care Setting (3 hrs)

Semester 2
Spring Semester
NUR 608 (Core)    Health Care Policy (2 hrs)
NUR 618 (Core)    Evidence-based Practice and Research for Adv Nursing Practice (4 hrs)
NUR 622                Primary Care Practicum I (Practicum = 240 hours) (4 hrs)
NUR 642                Well Child/Adolescent and Selected Common Health Concerns (2 hrs)
NUR 653                Women's Health (2 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 621                Diagnostic Ordering and Interpretation (1 hr)
NUR 623                Primary Care Practicum II  (Practicum hours = 180) (3 hrs)
NUR 633                Selected Health Problems of Adults with Acute & Chronic Illnesses (3 hrs)
NUR 620 (Core)    Capstone Project  (2 hrs)

Semester 4
Fall Semester
NUR 624                Primary Care Practicum III  (Practicum hours = 240) (4 hrs)
NUR 643                Child / Adolescent and Selected Health Problems (2 hrs)
NUR 644                Role Transition and Issues for the Nurse Practitioner (3 hrs) 

Total Course hours for FNP Track = 49
*For practicum courses, the ratio of credit hours to clinical practice is 1:4
Revised 11/20/12 FFP; Approved by GPC 11/21/12 Plan updated on web: November 26, 2012; Updated GPC 3/28/2013 and 2/06/2013; DD Rev 7/2013; FP 3/2016; Published 4/2016

This program of study includes a minimum of 660 practicum hours.  A student completing this track will be prepared to meet requirements to sit for the certification examination under the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) specific specialties and/or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPB) examination for Family Nurse Practitioner.