Family Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

Sample Course Schedule

Doctor of Nursing Practice/Family Nurse Practioner Specialization Curriculum

Fall 1 | 9 hours:

  • NUR 900 - Philosophy of Science
    3 credit hours 
    Web
  • NUR 673 - Pathophysiology in Advanced Nursing Practice I
    3 credit hours
    Web
  • NUR 901 - Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice
    3 credit hours
    Web

Winter Intensive 1 | 2 hours:

  • NUR 902 - Ethics in Nursing
    2 credit hours
    Web

Spring 1 | 10 hours:

  • NUR 674 - Pathophysiology in Advanced Nursing Practice II
    3 credit hours
  • MAT 660 - Biostatistics
    3 credit hours
    Web
  • NUR 641 -Advanced Nursing Assessment
    Clinical: 90 hours
    4 credit hours (2 theory, 2 clinical)
    Web

Summer 1 | 6 hours:

  • NUR 603 Theory and Concept Analysis in Nursing
    3 credit hours
    Web
  • NUR 903 - Principles of Epidemiology
    3 credit hours
    Web

Fall 2 | 11 hours:

  • NUR 631 - Advanced Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
    3 credit hours
    Web
  • NUR 642 - Advanced Pharmacology
    3 credit hours
    ITV course
  • NUR 929 - Intro to Primary Care
    Clinical: 90 hours
    4 credit hours (2 theory, 2 clinical)
  • NUR 912 - Capstone Residency
    Clinical: 45 hours
    1 credit hour

Winter Intensive 2 | No Courses

Spring 2 | 10 hours:

  • NUR 905 - Health Care Policy
    3 credit hours
    Web
  • NUR 931 Primary Care of the Family
    3 credit hours
    Traditional class format
  • NUR 932 Primary Care of the Family
    Clinical: 135 hours
    3 credit hours
    Traditional class format
  • NUR 912 - Capstone Residency
    Clinical: 45 hours
    1 credit hour

Summer 2 | 6 hours:

  • NUR 933 - Primary Care of the Family II
    3 credit hours
    Traditional class format
  • NUR 934 - Primary Care of the Family Clinical II
    Clinical: 135 hours
    3 credit hours
    Traditional class format

Fall 3 | 8 hours:

  • NUR 906 - Leadership/Management of Systems/Quality Improvement
    3 credit hours
  • NUR 937 - Primary Care III
    Clinical: 90 precepted hours
    4 credit hours (2 theory, 2 clinical)
  • NUR 912 - Capstone Residency
    Clinical: 45 hours
    1 credit hour

Winter Intensive 3 | No Courses

Spring 3 | 8 hours:

  • NUR 936 - Advanced Primary Care Practicum
    Clinical: 180 hours
    5 credit hours (1 theory, 4 lab)
  • NUR 909 Capstone
    3 credit hours

Summer 3 | 6 hours:

  • NUR 910 - Clinical Residency
    Clinical: 225 hours
    6 credit hours (1 hour theory, 5 hours lab)

Total Precepted Clinical Hours: 945

Total Course Credit Hours: 76

Total Program Hours: 1080

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