Leadership with BSN Curriculum Requirements

DNP Program Curriculum – Leadership with BSN Entry
Program Credit Hours: 68

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 – Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology
NRSG XXX ² – Advanced Pharmacology
NRSG XXX ¹ – Scholarly Dissemination
NRSG XXX ¹ – Doctorate Project I
 
3
3
1
1

Spring

NRSG XXX ² – Advanced Health Assessment
NRSG XXX ³ – Facilitating Student and Staff Learning
NRSG XXX ³ – Practicum Inquiry I (240 hours)
NRSG XXX ¹ – Doctorate Project II
 
3
3
2
1

Summer

NRSG XXX ³ – The Influential Nurse Leader
NRSG XXX ³ – Curriculum Design and Development 
NRSG XXX ³ – Practicum Inquiry II (240 hours)
 
3
2
2
Year 2 Total Credit Hours:
 
24

Year 3

Fall

NRSG XXX ³ – Creating a Vision for Nursing Practice
NRSG XXX ¹ – Doctorate Project III
NRSG XXX ¹ – Methods of Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement
 
3
2
3

Spring

NRSG XXX ³ – Practicum Inquiry III (240 hours)
NRSG XXX ³ – Innovative Teaching Strategies and Role Transition
NRSG XXX ¹ – Doctorate Project IV
 
2
3
2

Summer

NRSG XXX ³ – Modern Decision Making in a Collaborative Environment
NRSG XXX ³ – Practicum Inquiry IV (240 hours)

Meets requirements to sit for AONL Executive Leadership Certificate and NLN Nurse Education Certificate.

 
3
2
Year 3 Total Credit Hours:
 
20

Practicum Hours Table

Course

Credits  

Clinical Hours

NRSG XXX – Practicum I

1

240

NRSG XXX – Practicum II

1

240

NRSG XXX – Practicum III

1

240

NRSG XXX – Practicum IV

2

240

NRSG XXX – Doctoral Project (x4)  

6

180

Total

1400


¹ DNP Core

² MSN/Advanced Practice Specific

³ Track Specific