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2020-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2022 Graduate Catalog

BSN to DNP Doctoral program


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The BSN to DNP program curriculum will prepare nurses who have earned a  Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree from a nationally accredited program the opportunity to earn a terminal degree in nursing. The purpose of the BSN to DNP is twofold. Students will earn a terminal degree based on successful completion of all coursework. The program will prepare Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs) to become advanced primary health care to individuals and families. The curriculum content reflects the integration of various concepts that are essential for graduate education with a unique emphasis on primary care of the urban community.

The BSN to DNP program  incorporates the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (NONPF) Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner programs and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing ( AACN)s recommended guidelines for Graduate Nursing education, and Advanced practice

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BSN to DNP Plan of Study (Full-Time)

Fall (1st year)

  • NURS 582: Research Methods and Design for Nursing Practice (3 credits)
  • NURS 583: Nursing Theory (3 credits)
  • NURS 702: Advanced Principles of Pathophysiology (3 credits)
  • NURS 701: Writing Course (1 credit)

Spring (1st year)

  • NURS 830: Research Methods and Design for Nursing Practice (3 credits)
  • NURS 831: Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing Practice (3 credits)
  • NURS 832: Foundations for Evidenced Based Practice (3 credits)
  • NURS 835: Epidemiology (3 credits)

Summer (1st year)

  • NURS 703: Introduction to Advanced Health Assessment (1 credit)
  • NURS 704: Advanced Health Assessment (3 credits)
  • NURS 840: DNP Project I (1 - 2 credits)

Fall (2nd year)

  • NURS 705: Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice (3 credits)
  • NURS 706: Family Primary Care of Adults (3 credits)
  • NURS 707: Family Primary Care of Adults Practicum (4 credits)

Spring (2nd year)

  • NURS 708: Primary Care of Children and Families (3 credits)
  • NURS 709: Primary Care of Children and Families Practicum (4 credits)
  • NURS 841: DNP Project II (1 - 2 credits)
  • NURS 834: Analysis of Health Care Delivery Systems (3 credits)

Summer (2nd year)

  • NURS 710: Reproductive Health (3 credits)
  • NURS 711: Reproductive Health Practicum (4 credits)
  • NURS 842: DNP Project III (1 - 2 credits)

Fall (3rd year)

  • NURS 712: Primary Care Role Practicum I (1 - 2 credits)
  • NURS 837: Nursing Information Technology and Analysis (1 - 4 credits)
  • NURS 846: DNP Project IV Implementation (3 credits)

Spring (3rd year)

  • NURS 836: Health Policy and Analysis (3 credits)
  • NURS 847: DNP Project V Evaluation and Dissemination (1 - 4 credits)
  • NURS 833: Global Health (3 credits)
  • NURS 713: Primary Care Role Practicum II (2 credits)

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BSN to DNP Plan of Study (Part-Time)

Fall (1st year)

  • NURS 582: Research Methods and Design for Nursing Practice (3 credits)
  • NURS 583: Nursing Theory (3 credits)
  • NURS 701: Writing Course (1 credit)

Spring (1st year)

  • NURS 830: Research Methods and Design for Nursing Practice (3 credits)
  • NURS 831: Theoretical Perspectives in Nursing Practice (3 credits)

Summer (1st year)

  • NURS 703: Introduction to Advanced Health Assessment (1 credit)
  • NURS 704: Advanced Health Assessment (3 credits)

Fall (2nd year)

  • NURS 702: Advanced Principles of Pathophysiology (3 credits)
  • NURS 705: Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice (3 credits)

Spring (2nd year)

  • NURS 832: Foundations for Evidenced Based Practice (3 credits)
  • NURS 835: Epidemiology (3 credits)

Summer (2nd year)

  • NURS 840: DNP Project I (1 - 2 credits)

Fall (3rd year)

  • NURS 706: Family Primary Care of Adults (3 credits)
  • NURS 707: Family Primary Care of Adults Practicum (4 credits)

Spring (3rd year)

  • NURS 708: Primary Care of Children and Families (3 credits)
  • NURS 709: Primary Care of Children and Families Practicum (4 credits)

Spring (4th year)

  • NURS 841: DNP Project II (1 - 2 credits)
  • NURS 834: Analysis of Health Care Delivery Systems (3 credits)

Summer (4th year)

  • NURS 710: Reproductive Health (3 credits)
  • NURS 711: Reproductive Health Practicum (4 credits)

Fall (5th year)

  • NURS 712: Primary Care Role Practicum I (1 - 2 credits)
  • NURS 837: Nursing Information Technology and Analysis (1 - 4 credits)

Spring (5th year)

  • NURS 836: Health Policy and Analysis (3 credits)
  • NURS 847: DNP Project V Evaluation and Dissemination (1 - 4 credits)

Summer (5th year)

  • NURS 842: DNP Project III (1 - 2 credits)

Fall (6th year)

  • NURS 846: DNP Project IV Implementation (3 credits)

Spring (6th year)

  • NURS 833: Global Health (3 credits)
  • NURS 713: Primary Care Role Practicum II (2 credits)

 

 

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