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M.S.N. Primary and Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Curricula

Primary Care Curriculum: 

All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted.

Students complete a minimum of 540 clinical practice hours and are eligible to sit for certification exams.

Core Courses
NURS 6123 Theoretical Basis of Nursing (Fall/Spring/Summer)
NURS 6124 Forces in Health Care (Fall/Spring/Summer)
NURS 6411 Advanced Clinical Pathophysiology (Fall)
NURS 6415 Clinical Pharmacology (Spring)
NURS 7141 Nursing Research I (Spring)
NURS 6223 Health Promotion (Summer)
Basic Health Assessment refresher OR undergraduate health assessment within 3 years of Practicum I
Fall Semester: First Clinical Semester (6 Credits)
NURS 7370 Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Decision Making (3 Credits)
NURS 7334 Graduate Nursing Practicum I: Younger Years (3 Credits - 135 Clinical Hours)
On Campus Immersion II 
Spring Semester: Second Clinical Semester (6 Credits)
NURS 7242 Advanced Practice Nursing I: Younger Years (3 Credits)
NURS 7344 Graduate Nursing Practicum II: Younger Years (3 Credits - 135 Clinical Hours)
Fall Semester: Third Clinical Semester (6 Credits)
NURS 7244 Advanced Practice Nursing II: Younger Years (3 Credits)
NURS 7357 Graduate Nursing Practicum III: Younger Years (3 Credits - 135 Clinical Hours)
On Campus Immersion III
Spring Semester: Fourth Clinical Semester (6 Credits)
NURS 7364 Graduate Nursing Practicum IV: Younger Years (3 Credits - 135 Clinical Hours)
NURS 7470 Advanced Professional Role Enactment (3 Credits)
Acute Care Curriculum: 

Based on a Fall term start and a 3-year curriculum plan. All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted.

Students complete a minimum of 600 hours and eligible to sit for certification exams.

CORE COURSES (All 3 credits) = 18 credits - Must be completed before starting the clinical years
NURS 6123 Theoretical Basis of Nursing (Fall/Spring/Summer)
NURS 6124 Forces in Health Care (Fall/Spring/Summer)
NURS 7141 Nursing Research I (Spring)
NURS 6223 Health Promotion (Summer)
NURS 6411 Advanced Clinical Pathophysiology (Fall)
NURS 6415 Clinical Pharmacology (Spring)
Fall Semester: First Clinical Semester (6 Credits)
NURS 7370 Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Decision Making (3 Credits)
NURS 7334 Graduate Nursing Practicum I: Younger Years (3 Credits - 135 Clinical Hours)
Spring Semester: Second Clinical Semester (7 Credits)
NURS 7610 Advanced Practice Nursing Theory I: Acute Care Management of Infants, Children, and Adolescents (3 Credits)
NURS 7510 Graduate Practicum II: Pediatric Acute Care (4 Credits - 170 Clinical Hours)
Fall Semester: Third Clinical Semester (7 Credits)
NURS 7612 Advanced Practice Nursing Theory II: Acute Care Management of Infants, Children, and Adolescents (3 Credits)
NURS 7512 Graduate Practicum III: Pediatric Acute Care (4 Credits - 170 Clinical Hours)
Spring Semester: Fourth Clinical Semester (10 Credits)
NURS 7614 Advanced Practice Nursing Theory III: Management of the Medically Fragile and Technology Supported Child and Family (3 Credits)
NURS 7514 Graduate Practicum III: Pediatric Acute Care (4 Credits - 170 Clinical Hours)
NURS 7470 Advanced Professional Role Enactment (3 Credits)

135 Clinical Hours in Primary Care & 510 Clinical Hours in Acute Care

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