DNP-FNP Curriculum Requirements

DNP Program Curriculum – Family Nurse Practitioner Track
Program Credit Hours: 70

Course Number and Title

 

Credits

Year 1

Fall

NRSG XXX ¹ – Research Methods
NRSG XXX ¹ – Theoretical Basis for Nursing Inquiry
NRSG XXX ¹ – Transition to Advanced Practice
 
3
3
3

Spring

NRSG XXX ¹ – Global Perspectives
NRSG XXX ¹ – Ethics, Health Policy and Advocacy
NRSG XXX ¹ – Health Care Systems and Organizational Leadership
 
3
3
3

Summer

NRSG XXX ¹ – Evaluation and Translation of the Evidence
NRSG XXX ¹ – Informatics
 
3
3
Year 1 Total Credit Hours:
 
24

Year 2

Fall

NRSG XXX ² – Physiology/Pathophysiology
NRSG XXX ² – Pharmacology
NRSG XXX ³ – Family Systems
NRSG XXX ¹ – Doctorate Project I
 
3
3
2
1

Spring

NRSG XXX ² – Health Assessment
NRSG XXX ³ – Advanced Diagnostics I
NRSG XXX ³ – Adv Pharmacology
NRSG XXX ¹ – Doctorate Project II
 
3
2
2
1

Summer

NRSG XXX ³ – Advanced Diagnostics II
NRSG XXX ³ – APN I
NRSG XXX ³ – Clinical practicum I (240 hours)
 
2
3
2
Year 2 Total Credit Hours:
 
24

Year 3

Fall

NRSG XXX ¹ – Doctorate Project III
NRSG XXX ¹ – Methods of Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement
NRSG XXX ³ – APN II
NRSG XXX ³ – Clinical Practicum II (240 practicum hours)
 
2
3
3
2

Spring

NRSG XXX ¹ – Doctorate Project IV
NRSG XXX ³ – APN III
NRSG XXX ³ – Clinical Practicum III (240 hours)
 
2
3
2

Summer

NRSG XXX ³ – Specialty Care Management
NRSG XXX ³ – Clinical Practicum Elective (mental health, acute care or specialty care) (120 hours)
NRSG XXX ³ – Capstone APN and Transition to Practice (120 hours)
 
2
1
2
Year 3 Total Credit Hours:
 
22

Clinical Hours Table

Course

Credits  

Clinical Hours

NRSG XXX – Practicum I

2

240

NRSG XXX – Practicum II

2

240

NRSG XXX – Practicum III

2

240

NRSG XXX – Practicum Elective

1

120

NRSG XXX – Capstone

2

120

NRSG XXX – Doctoral Project (x4)  

6

180

Total

15

1140


¹ DNP Core

² MSN/Advanced Practice Specific

³ Track Specific