Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

MSN Nurse Practitioner Programs Info

You are here

The Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner prepares advanced practice nurses as primary care providers to manage the health of individuals from adolescense through their senior years.  The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner prepares advanced practice nurses as primary care providers to manage the health of individuals from newborn through age twenty-one.

NURSE PRACTITIONER PROGRAMS - 43 credits
Adult Gerontology or Pediatrics

Core Courses - 19 credits
NUR 500    Pharmacotherapeutics for APN Across the Lifespan - (3)
NUR 510    Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing - (3)
NUR 530    Theoretical Foundations of Nursing - (3)
NUR 569    Advanced Assessment Practicum for APN - (1)
NUR 570    Advanced Physicial Assessment for APN Across the Lifespan - (3)
NUR 610    Research Methodology - (3)
NUR 615    Research Seminar - (3)

Elective - 3 credits (select one elective from this list)
NUR 547    Computer Technology in Nursing            
NUR 605    Curriculum Design
NUR 602    Organizational Behavior
NUR 604    Learning Theories
NUR 605    Curriculum Design
NUR 609    Topics in American Higher Education
NUR 614    Teaching Strategies
NUR 620    Research Thesis

Adult or Pediatric Track Requirements - 21 credits
All Students Complete:
NUR 572    Nurse Practitioner Role Seminar - (3)

Adult Gerontology Primary Nurse Practitioner Program
NUR 580  Management of Adult Geriatric Health Concerns I - (3)
NUR 581  Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Practicum I - (6)
NUR 582  Management of Adult Geriatric Health Concerns II - (3)
NUR 583  Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Practicum II - (6)

Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program
NUR 590  Management Pediatric Health Concerns I - (3)
NUR 591  Practicum Pediatric Nurse Practitioner I - (6)
NUR 592  Management Pediatric Health Concerns II - (3)
NUR 593  Practicum Pediatric Nurse Practitioner II - (6)

NON-MATRICULATED STATUS
Beginning your graduate students as a non-matriculated student allows you to start your graduate studies before becoming accepted by taking up to two courses or six credits while compiling your documentation for formal acceptance.  These courses are applied toward your degree requirements.  To qualify, an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.   To be approved for non-matriculated status, call 267-448-1349 or vitelli.m@gmercyu.edu.