APRN Program

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Course Requirements

Core Required Courses
Course Semester Hours
NSG 5000 Advanced Nurse Role 3
NSG 5101 Theory and Research 3
NSG 5111 Evidence and Practice 3
NSG 5130 Health Care Policy 3
NSG 5270 Information Management and Data Analysis 3
Total Core Course Credits 15

Additional required courses by track:

In addition to the core MSN courses the following courses are required to complete the desired nursing track:

Course requirements that must be completed at NSU
Course Semester Hours
NSG 5501 Suture Workshop 1
NSG 5502**Advanced Health Assessment/Differential Diagnosis 4
NSG 5510 Advanced Pharmacology 4
NSG 5522 Family Nursing: Theory, Research and Practice 2
NSG 5531 Advanced Pathophysiology 4
NSG 5542** Primary Care of Adults 5
NSG 5550** Primary Care: Adults II 5
NSG 5560** Primary Care of Women 3
NSG 5570 Mental Health Across the Lifespan 2
NSG 5580** Primary Care: Pediatrics / Family 3
NSG 5590** Primary Care: Integration Practicum 4
Total M.S.N. Family Nurse Practitioner Credits 37

**Course Involves Practicum Hours

Course descriptions for nursing courses can be found in the College of Nursing Catalog. Course descriptions for courses offered outside the nursing department can be found in the catalog of the school offering the course.