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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 Transition 2
N520: Integration of the Basic Concepts of Pathophysiology and Pharmacology  
N524/524L Health Assessment

5

3

N534/534L Mental Health Nursing 5
N542L Nursing Skills I 1
Total units 16.0
   

 

Semester II  
N543L Nursing Skills II 1
N546/546L Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults 10
N550 Consumer of Research 2
N562 Professional, Legal and Ethical Issues 3
Total units 16.0

 

Semester III  
N540/N540L Reproductive Health Care 5.0
N556/556L Nursing Care of Pediatric & Youth Populations 5.0
N566/N566L Nursing Care of Critically Ill Adults 5.0
Total units 15.0

 

Semester IV *  
N560 Leadership, Management, and Organizational Behavior in Health Care Delivery Systems 3
N570/570L Community Health 5
N594L Clinical Internship 5
Total units 13.0

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 Methods 3
N602 Analysis of Health Policy Issues 3
Total units 6.0

 

Semester VI  
N626 Theoretical Foundations for APNs 3
N672 Professional Role Development for APNs 1
Total units 4.0

 

Semester VII  
N619 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
N670 Family Centered Advanced Practice Nsng 2
N671 Advanced Physical Assessment  2
N671L Advanced Physical Assessement Lab 1
Total units 8.0

 

Semester VIII  
N674 Health Protection, Promotion & Screening 3
N677 Advanced Pharmacology 3
N678L Clinical Practicum (90-120 hours) 2
Total units 8.0

 

Semester IX  
N675 Care of Acute & Episodic Conditions 3
N675L Care of Acute & Episodic Conditions Lab 1
N679L Clinical Practicum (240-270 hours) 6
Total units 10.0

 

Semester X  
N606 Synthesis Project 3
N673 Professional Advocacy for Entry to Adv Pract Role 1
N676 Care of Chronic & Complex Conditions 3
N680L Internship (240-270 hours) 6
Total units 13.0

 

Course Sequence - Part Time

49 Semester hours: (includes 630 clinical hours)

Semester I  
N520 Integration of the Basic Concepts of Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 5
N500 Nursing in Transition 2
N524/524L Health Assessment 3
N534/534L Mental Health Nursing 5
N542L Nursing Skills I 1
Total units 16.0

 

Semester II  
N546/546L Nursing Care of Adults and Older Adults 10
N543L Nursing Skills II 1
N562 Professional, Legal and Ethical Issues 3
N550 Consumer of Research 2

 

Semester III  
N566/N566L Nursing Care of Critically Ill Adults 5
N556/556L Nursing Care of Pediatric & Youth Populations 5
N540/N540L Reproductive Health Care 5
Total units 15.0

 

Semester IV *  
N594L Clinical Internship 6
N560 Leadership, Management, and Organizational Behavior in Health Care Delivery Systems 3
N570/570L Community Health 5
Total units 14.0

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

 

Semester V  
N601 Research Methods 3
N602 Analysis of Health Policy Issues 3
Total units 6.0

 

Semester VI  
N626 Theoretical Foundations for APNs 3
N672 Professional Role Development for APNs 1
Total units 4.0

 

Semester VII  
N619 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
N670 Family Centered Advanced Practice Nsng 2
Total units 5.0

 

Semester VIII  
N677 Advanced Pharmacology 3
Total units 3.0

 

Semester IX  
Leave of absence 0.0

 

Semester X  
N671 Advanced Physical Assessment 2
N671L Advanced Physical Assessment Lab 1
Total units 3.0

 

Semester XI  
N674 Health Protection, Promotion & Screening 3
N678L Clinical Practicum (90-120 hrs) 2
Total units 5.0

 

Semester XII  
N675 Care of Acute and Episodic Conditions 3
N675L Care of Acute & Episodic Conditions Lab 1
N675L Care of Acute & Episodic Conditions Lab N679L Clinical Practicum (120-270 hrs) 6
Total units 10.0

 

Semester XIII  
N606 Synthesis Project 3
N673 Professional Advocacy for Entry to Adv Pract Role 1
N676 Care of Chronic and Complex Conditions 3
N680L Internship (240-270 hrs) 6
Total units 13.0