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MN Practicum

MN Nurse Practitioner/Post-Masters Nurse Practitioner 

The MN program Practicum option

Candidates must complete an approved program of study consisting of a minimum of 21 credit hours in graduate program courses and six credit hours in a consolidated practicum. (The consolidated practicummaking.

Required courses:

  • 6010 Research in Nursing: Quantitative Methods
  • 6011 Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Nursing
  • 6100 Research in Nursing: Qualitative Methods
  • 6221 Population-based Nursing (equivalent to N6220 and N6230
  • 6240 Nursing Individuals and Families Through Life Transitions (equivalent to N6200 and N6210)
  • 6250 Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice

One of the following courses:

  • 6020 Program Development in Nursing
  • 6031 Education in Nursing

The following consolidated practicum courses:

  • 6660 MN Practicum I
  • 6661 MN Practicum II

The program of each candidate shall be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Nursing.

 

The MN program Nurse Practitioner option

Candidates must complete an approved program of studies consisting of a minimum of 36 credit hours in graduate program courses and an integrated clinical practice experience, comprising 12 credit hours.

Required courses:

  • 6010 Research in Nursing: Quantitative Methods
  • 6011 Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations of Nursing
  • 6020 Program Development in Nursing
  • 6100 Research in Nursing: Qualitative Methods
  • 6221 Population-Based Nursing (equivalent to 6220 and 6230)
  • 6240 Nursing Individuals and Families Through Life Transitions (equivalent to 6200 and 6210)
  • 6251 Writing Skills for Nurse Practitioners (1 credit hour)(Students who have transferred from the practicum option and have credit for 6250 Foundations for Nursing Practice will have this course waived)
  • 6701 Advanced Practice Issues and Role Development (2 credit hours)
  • 6703 Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Practicum I (4 credit hours)

Either one of:

  • 6800 Adult Advanced Clinical Decision Making (4 credit hours)
  • 6802 Family/All Ages Clinical Decision Making (4 credit hours)

or one of:

  • 6803 to 6809 Nursing Specialty Option Courses (4 credit hours)

690X Advanced Clinical Practicum II (The integrated practice component) will normally consist of a minimum of 400 hours of preceptored specialty clinical practice and biweekly seminars) (12 credit hours)

The program of each candidate shall be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Nursing.

Post Master's Nurse Practitioner Graduate Diploma

Candidates with a Master's in Nursing or an equivalent degree with a nursing focus must complete an approved program of study consisting of a minimum of 17 credit hours in graduate program courses and integrated clinical practice experience, comprising 12 credit hours.

Required courses:

  • 6701 Advanced Practice Issues and Role Development (2 credit hours)
  • 6703 Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Practicum I (4 credit hours)
  • 6704 Applied Pathophysiology and Clinical Practicum II (4 credit hours)
  • 6705 Pharmacotherapy and Therapeutics

One of:

  • 6800 Adult Advanced Clinical Decision Making (4 credit hours)
  • 6802 Family/All Ages Clinical Decision Making (4 credit hours)

or one of:

  • 6803 to 6809 Nursing Specialty Option Courses (4 credit hours)

690X Advanced Clinical Practicum II (The integrated practice component) will normally consist of a minimum of 400 hours of preceptored specialty clinical practice and biweekly seminars (12 credit hours)

Programs for some candidates may exceed the above minimum requirements.

The program for each candidate shall be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Dean of the School of Nursing.

 

 

 

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