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College of Nursing


Master's Programs

Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner (PC-FNP) Curriculum

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
Fall I
NURS 700 Theoretical and Conceptual Foundation for Nursing 3
NURS 707 Advanced Pathophysiology for Nurses 3
BIOS 700 / NURS 717 Introduction to Biostatistics OR Application of Basic Statistics for Nursing and Nursing Service Management 3
Spring I
NURS 702 Pharmacologic Management of Pediatric, Adult, and Gerontological Patients Across the Healthcare Delivery Continuum 3
NURS 708 Conceptual Basis for Family and Community Health Nursing 3
EPID 700 Basic Concepts and Method of Epidemiology 3
Summer I
NURS 704* Advanced Health Assessment 3
NURS 718 Diagnostic Interpretation and Therapeutic Modalities 3
Fall II
NURS 705* Acute Problems of Adults/Gerontology and Women's Health in Primary Care 3
NURS 720 Clinical Applications of Population Analysis 3
NURS 790 Research Methods for Nursing 3
Spring II
NURS 706* Primary Care Nursing of Children 3
NURS 722* Advanced Practice Nursing Managment of Chronic Diseases in Pediatrics, Adult, and Gerontological Patients Across the Health Care Continuum 3
NURS 791 or Seminar in Clinical Nursing Research (Non-Thesis) 3
NURS 799 Thesis Preparation 6
Fall III
NURS 793* Advanced Practice Practicum: Primary Care (FNP) 3
TOTAL: 45-48

*Course includes clinical practice