Fulltime Curriculum Plan

 Family Nurse Practitioner Track

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

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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 631 (FNP)    Care of Adults  in the Primary Care Setting I (4 hrs)

Semester 2
Spring Semester
NUR 608 (Core)    Health Care Policy (2 hrs)
NUR 617 (Core)    Evidence-based Practice and Research for Adv Nursing Practice (3 hrs)
NUR 622 (FNP)     Primary Care Practicum I ( 240 clinical hours) (4 hrs)
NUR 641 (FNP)     Care of Children/Adolescents in the Primary Care Setting (3 hrs)
NUR 653 (FNP)     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 623 (FNP)     Primary Care Practicum II  (180 clinical hours) (3 hrs)
NUR 634 (FNP)     Care of Adults in the Primary Care Setting II (3 hrs)
NUR 620 (Core)    Capstone Project (2 hrs)

Semester 4
Fall Semester
NUR 624 (FNP)    Primary Care Practicum III  (240 clinical hours) (4 hrs)
NUR 628 (FNP)    Synthesis of Advanced Nursing Practice (1 hr)
NUR 644 (Core)   Role Transition and Issues for the Advanced Practice Nurse (3 hrs) 

Total Course hours for FNP Track = 48 hrs
Total Clinical Practice Hours = 660 hrs
This program of study includes a minimum of 660 practicum hours; for practicum courses, the ratio of credit hours to clinical practice is 1:4.  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 or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB).

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