AG-ACNP Nurse Practitioner Track Courses

The six adult-gerontology acute care role specific courses include: (1) N580 Adult Acute Care I Diagnostics and Intervention, (2) N582 Adult Acute Care I Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum, (3) N680 Adult Acute Care II Diagnostics and Intervention, (4) N682 Adult Acute Care II Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum, (5) N780 Adult Acute Care III Diagnostics and Intervention, and (6) N782 Adult Acute Care III Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum.

Fall Semester I
N501 Professional Role Development and Scholarly Writing: 3 Credit Hours
N505 Theoretical Foundations in Nursing Practice: 3 Credit Hours
N565 Advanced Pathophysiology and Disease States: 3 Credit Hours
Total  9

Spring Semester I
N515 Policy, Organization, Finance and Healthcare Systems: 3 Credit Hours
N545 Advanced Healthcare Research: 3 Credit Hours
N575 Advanced Pharmacology: 3 Credit Hours
Total  9

Summer Semester I
N525 Health Promotion, Health Protection and Disease Prevention: 3 Credit Hours
N595 Advanced Health Assessment and Physical Diagnosis: 3 Credit Hours
N596 Advanced Health Assessment and Physical Diagnosis Practicum* (.25 Skills Lab and .75 Clinical Practicum = 75 Clinical Hours): 1 Credit Hours
Total 7

Fall Semester II
N580 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care I Diagnostics and Intervention: 4 Credit Hours
N582 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care I Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum* (.75 Scheduled Simulation and 1.25 Clinical Practicum = 125 Clinical Hours): 2 Credit Hours
N693 Applied Statistics for Advance Nursing Practice: 2 Credit Hours
Total 8

Spring Semester II
N680 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care II Diagnostics and Intervention: 4 Credit Hours
N682 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care II Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum (200 Clinical Hours): 2 Credit Hours
Total 6

Summer Semester II
N780 Adult Acute Care III Diagnostics and Intervention: 4 Credit Hours
N782 Adult Acute Care III Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum (200 Clinical Hours): 2 Credit Hours
Total 6

Program Total  45

*Includes Skills Lab and/or Simulation