MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Curriculum


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Nursing Core:

MSN 500 Nursing Theories
MSN 501 Nursing Research I
MSN 503 Health Care Policy and Politics
MSN 525 Health Care Delivery Systems & Economics
MSN 533 Health Promotion

Clinical Core:

MSN 530 Advanced Pathophysiology
MSN 531 Advanced Health Assessment (56 clinical hours required)
MSN 532 Advanced Pharmacology
MSN 569 Advanced Practice Role Seminar

Family Nurse Practitioner Core:

MSN 565 Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of Infant, Child and Adolescent (168 clinical hours required)
MSN 566 Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of Reproductive Health (168 clinical hours required)
MSN 567 Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of Adult (168 clinical hours required)
MSN 568 Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of Aging Adult (168 clinical hours required)


Clinical experiences usually occur in the student's home community. 


Note:

Courses are offered online with one required on-campus presentation. Clinical experiences usually occur in the student's home community at an approved clinical site. Technology requirements include purchase of Typhon (for required documents and case logs) and Remote Proctor device for midterm and final exams.

Pharmacology requirements differ from state to state and may require additional pharmacology course work for prescriptive authority. If your home state is not West Virginia, MSN 532 may need to be repeated to meet your state’s certification requirements.