Part Time FNP Curriculum Plan

CURRICULUM PLAN
Part-time Curriculum Plan - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

A part-time plan is illustrated with a fall semester start date and completed over seven semesters.  A student could be admitted in another semester and there would be adjustments to this curriculum plan.

YEAR 1

Semester 1 (fall semester) (6 hours)

NUR 602 (Core) Advanced Health Assessment (3 hrs)
NUR 603 (Core) Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology (3 hrs)

Semester 2 (spring semester) (5 hours)

NUR 608 (Core) Health Care Policy (2hrs) 
NUR 617 (Core) Evidence-based Practice and Research for Advanced Nursing Practice (3 hrs)

Semester 3 (summer semester) (5 hours)

NUR 601 (Core) Nursing Theory and Knowledge Development (2 hrs)
NUR 675 (Core) Statistics for the Behavioral and Clinical Sciences (3 hrs)

YEAR 2

Semester 4 (fall semester) (7 hours)

NUR 607 (Core) Advanced Pharmacology (3 hrs)
NUR 631 (FNP) Care of Adults in the Primary Care Setting I (4 hrs) 

Semester 5 (spring semester) (9 hours)

NUR 622 (FNP) Primary Care Practicum I [240 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 6 (summer semester) (8 hours)

NUR 620 (Core) Capstone Project (2 hr)
NUR 623 (FNP) Primary Care Practicum II [180 hours] (3 hrs)
NUR 634 (FNP) Care of Adults in the Primary Care Setting II (3 hrs)

YEAR 3

Semester 7 (fall semester) (11 hours)

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


TOTAL COURSE HOURS 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).

Updated May 18, 2020