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  School of Nursing 2019-2021 Postbaccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) Programs Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum  

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum


The postbaccalaureate D.N.P. adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner program is 71 credits with 540 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 American Nurses Credentialing Center or American Association of Critical Care Nurses as an adult-gerontology acute care 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
  • AGAC 5402 - Diagnostic Reasoning (3)
  • AGAC 6360 - Pathopharmacology (3)
  • AGAC 6270 - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Theory I (3)
  • AGAC 6280 - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Practicum I (3) (135 clinical hours)
  • AGAC 6290 - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Theory II (3)
  • AGAC 6300 - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Practicum II (3) (135 clinical hours)
  • AGAC 6320 - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Theory III (3)
  • AGAC 6330 - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Practicum III (3) (135 clinical hours)
  • AGAC 6340 - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Theory IV (3)
  • AGAC 6350 - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Practicum IV (3) (135 clinical hours)

 
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