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The Family Practitioner concentration will prepare you to provide care for infants through older adults.

Program Outcomes and Curriculum Plan for the Nurse Practitioner Major

  • Synthesize and apply theories and conceptual models from nursing and other related disciplines to facilitate clinical practice decision making.
  • Integrate the use of communication skills, information systems and standardized languages in relation to clinical outcomes and continuous performance measures.
  • Develop collaborative, interdisciplinary relationships that improve the delivery of health care to selected populations.
  • Interpret and apply evidenced-based data to assess cohort risk, implement interventional strategies and evaluate outcomes as part of an interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Design, implement and evaluate innovative individual or population-based programs of care to achieve quality outcomes.
  • Pursue continuous quality improvement through the NP role.
  • Serve as a primary care provider and critical member of an interdisciplinary team managing the health of the selected population.
  • Create a capstone project for oral and written presentation on a nursing practice topic.
MSN Core Courses 11 Semester Hours
NRG 5000 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice (3 SH)
NRG 5002 Health Care Delivery (3 SH)
NRG 5005 Evidence Based Practice (3 SH)
NRG 5905 Scholarly Synthesis (2 SH)
APN Clinical Core Courses 11 Semester Hours
NRG 5101 Advanced Health & Physical Assessment * (3 SH)
NRG 5102 Advanced Pathophysiology (3 SH)
NRG 5103 Advanced Pharmacology (3 SH)
NRG 5104 APN Skills Intensive (2 SH)
NP Specialty Courses 19 Semester Hours
NRG 5701 APN Management of Adult Health I * (3 SH)
NRG 5702 APN Management of Adult Health II * (3 SH)
NRG 5704 APN Management of Women’s Health * (3 SH)
NRG 5705 APN Management of Pediatric & Adolescent Health * (3 SH)
NRG 5710 NP Role Transition (3 SH)
NRG 5720 NP Residency * (4 SH)

Program of Study

Semester 1 – Fall

NRG 5000 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice A Term
NRG 5102 Advanced Pathophysiology 15 weeks

Semester 2 – Spring

NRG 5002 Health Care Delivery C Term
NRG 5103 Advanced Pharmacology 15 weeks

Semester 3 – Summer

NRG 5101 Advanced Health & Physical Assessment * (w/40°) E Term
NRG 5104 APN Skills Intensive 2 weeks in Term F

Semester 4 – Fall

NRG 5005 Evidence Based Practice for the Advanced Nursing Role A Term
NRG 5701 APN Management of Adult Health I 15 weeks
NRG 5720 NP Residency * (1 SH w/60°) B Term

Semester 5 – Spring

NRG 5702 APN Management of Adult Health II 15 weeks
NRG 5720 NP Residency * (1 SH w/90°) D Term
NRG 5905 Scholarly Synthesis (1 SH) 15 weeks

Semester 6 – Summer

NRG 5704 APN Management of Women’s Health * E Term
NRG 5720 NP Residency * (1 SH w/60°) 15 weeks

Semester 7 – Fall

NRG 5705 APN Management of Pediatric & Adolescent Health * 15 weeks
NRG 5720 NP Residency * (1 SH w/60°) B Term
NRG 5905 Scholarly Synthesis (1 SH) 15 weeks

Semester 8 – Spring

NRG 5710 NP Role Transition C Term
NRG 5720 NP Residency * (3 SH w/190°) 15 weeks

* = clinical experiences associated with course