ELMSN Family Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

For complete course descriptions, please use our current course catalog.

 

Course Sequence - Full Time

49 Semester hours: (includes 630 clinical hours)

Semester I 
N500 Nursing in Transition2
N520: Integration of the Basic Concepts of Pathophysiology and Pharmacology5
N524/524L Health Assessment3
N534/534L Mental Health Nursing5
N542L Nursing Skills I1
Total units16.0

 

Semester II 
N543L Nursing Skills II1
N546/546L Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults10
N550 Consumer of Research2
N562 Professional, Legal and Ethical Issues3
Total units16.0

 

Semester III 
N540/N540L Reproductive Health Care5.0
N556/556L Nursing Care of Pediatric & Youth Populations5.0
N566/N566L Nursing Care of Critically Ill Adults5.0
Total units15.0

 

Semester IV * 
N560 Leadership, Management, and Organizational Behavior in Health Care Delivery Systems3
N570/570L Community Health5
N594L Clinical Internship5
Total units13.0

Total pre-licensure units = 60 units

*Upon completion of the first four semesters, students are eligible to take the RN licensure examination (NCLEX).

 

Semester V 
N601 Research Methods3
N602 Analysis of Health Policy Issues3
Total units6.0

 

Semester VI 
N626 Theoretical Foundations for APNs3
N670 Family Centered Advanced Practice Nsng2
N672 Professional Role Development for APNs1
Total units6.0

 

Semester VII 
N619 Advanced Pathophysiology3
N671 Advanced Physical Assessment2
N671L Advanced Physical Assessement Lab1
Total units6.0

 

Semester VIII 
N674 Health Protection, Promotion & Screening3
N677 Advanced Pharmacology3
N678L Clinical Practicum (90 hours)2
Total units8.0

 

Semester IX 
N675 Care of Acute & Episodic Conditions3
N675L Care of Acute & Episodic Conditions Lab1
N679L Clinical Practicum (270 hours)6
Total units10.0

 

Semester X 
N606 Synthesis Project3
N673 Professional Advocacy for Entry to Adv Pract Role1
N676 Care of Chronic & Complex Conditions3
N680L Internship (270 hours)6
Total units13.0

 

Course Sequence - Part Time

49 Semester hours: (includes 630 clinical hours)

Semester I 
N520 Integration of the Basic Concepts of Pathophysiology and Pharmacology5
N500 Nursing in Transition2
N524/524L Health Assessment3
N534/534L Mental Health Nursing5
N542L Nursing Skills I1
Total units16.0

 

Semester II 
N546/546L Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults10
N543L Nursing Skills II1
N562 Professional, Legal and Ethical Issues3
N550 Consumer of Research2

 

Semester III 
N566/N566L Nursing Care of Critically Ill Adults5
N556/556L Nursing Care of Pediatric & Youth Populations5
N540/N540L Reproductive Health Care5
Total units15.0

 

Semester IV * 
N594L Clinical Internship6
N560 Leadership, Management, and Organizational Behavior in Health Care Delivery Systems3
N570/570L Community Health5
Total units14.0

*Upon completion of the first four semesters, students are eligible to take the RN licensure examination (NCLEX).

 

Semester V 
N601 Research Methods3
N602 Analysis of Health Policy Issues3
Total units6.0

 

Semester VI 
N626 Theoretical Foundations for APNs3
N672 Professional Role Development for APNs1
Total units4.0

 

Semester VII 
N619 Advanced Pathophysiology3
Total units3.0

 

Semester VIII 
N677 Advanced Pharmacology3
Total units3.0

 

Semester IX 
N670 Family Centered Advanced Practice Nsng2.0

 

Semester X2.0
N671 Advanced Physical Assessment2
N671L Advanced Physical Assessment Lab1
Total units3.0

 

Semester XI 
N674 Health Protection, Promotion & Screening3
N678L Clinical Practicum (90 hrs)2
Total units5.0

 

Semester XII 
N675 Care of Acute and Episodic Conditions3
N675L Care of Acute & Episodic Conditions Lab1
N679L Clinical Practicum (270 hrs)6
Total units10.0

 

Semester XIII 
N606 Synthesis Project3
N673 Professional Advocacy for Entry to Adv Pract Role1
N676 Care of Chronic and Complex Conditions3
N680L Internship (270 hrs)6
Total units13.0