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  School of Nursing 2019-2021 Postbaccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) Programs Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Curriculum  

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Curriculum


The postbaccalaureate D.N.P. women's health nurse practitioner program is 68 credits with 630 clinical hours devoted to precepted nurse practitioner (NP) practice and a minimum of 500 project hours in which students develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate their D.N.P. projects.

Graduates will be eligible to sit for certification through the National Certification Corporation as a women's health nurse practitioner.

Core Courses

  • NURS 5104 - Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
  • NURS 5105 - Advanced Clinical Pharmacology (3)
  • ADHA 5107 - Advanced Health Assessment (3)

D.N.P. Core Courses

  • NURS 6010 - Clinical Scholarship (2)
  • NURS 6060 - Clinical Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice (3)
  • NURS 6930 - Information Technology for Evidence-Based Practice (3)
  • NURS 6880 - Leadership for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (3)
  • NURS 6020 - Management and Analysis of Health Data for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (3)
  • NURS 6940 - Evidence Translation and Implementation Science (3)
  • NURS 6780 - Health Care Economics and Business Practices for Advanced Practice Nurses (3)
  • NURS 6040 - Determinants of Health (3)
  • NURS 6980 - Epidemiology and Population Health (3)
  • NURS 6030 - D.N.P. Project Planning and Proposal Development (3)
  • NURS 6982 - D.N.P. Project Implementation (3)

Specialty Courses

  • WHNM 6207 - Women's Health-Nurse Midwifery Theory I: Gynecological Care (3)
  • WHNM 6208 - Women's Health-Nurse Midwifery Practicum I: Gynecological Care (3) (135 clinical hours)
  • WHNM 6307 - Women's Health-Nurse Midwifery Theory II: Childbearing (3)
  • WHNM 6308 - Women's Health-Nurse Midwifery Practicum II: Childbearing (3) (135 clinical hours)
  • WHNM - Women's Health-Nurse Midwifery Theory III: Primary Care of Women (3)
  • WHNM - Women's Health-Nurse Midwifery Practicum III: Primary Care of Women (3) (135 clinical hours)
  • WHNM - Women's Health-Nurse Midwifery Theory IV: Integration of Role (3)
  • WHNM - Women's Health-Nurse Midwifery Practicum IV: Integration of Role (3) (135 clinical hours)
  • WHNM 6109 - Mental Health, Intimate Partner Violence, and Addictive Behaviors in Women (3)
 
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