Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

FNP 668  Advanced Family NP I  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): NU 613, NU 620, and NU 607.

Corequisite(s): FNP 669, FNP 671.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to integrate basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology with an understanding of the pathologic changes and clinical manifestations that characterize common, acute, chronic, and complex disorders in pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is on the development of critical thinking skills necessary to achieve direct care and core competencies of the family nurse practitioner. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe and effective care to pediatric, adult, obstetric and geriatric populations. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered spring term only.

FNP 669  Advanced Family NP Practicum NP I (70 Simulation Practicum Hours)  (1)  

Prerequisite(s): NU 613, NU 620, and NU 607.

Corequisite(s): FNP 668 and FNP 671.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to demonstrate management strategies and apply selected practice models for the delivery of high quality care to pediatric, adult, obstetric, and elderly populations. The focus of this course is on the delivery of health care services to the family. The emphasis of this course is on promoting the progression of competence within the Advanced Practice Nursing role. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered spring term only. (70 simulation hours)

FNP 671  Health Promotion/Disease Prevention & Issues for FNP  (2)  

Prerequisite(s): NU 607, NU 613, and NU 620.

Corequisite(s): FNP 668 and FNP 669.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to integrate prior theoretical and practical knowledge for diagnoses and management of health and illness in pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. The focus of this course is application of health promotion lifestyle changes, disease prevention concepts, and genetic screening options in pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. The emphasis of this course is to examine clinical preventive services and health promotion in pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. If one or both corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered spring term only.

FNP 672  Advanced Family NP II  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): FNP 668, FNP 669, and FNP 671.

Corequisite(s): FNP 673.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to continue to integrate basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology with an understanding of the pathologic changes and clinical manifestations that characterize common, acute, chronic, and complex disorders in pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is on the development of critical thinking skills necessary to achieve direct care and core competencies of the family nurse practitioner. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe and effective care to pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered summer term only.

FNP 673  Advanced Family NP Practicum II (210 Clinical Practicum Hours)  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): FNP 668, FNP 669, and FNP 671.

Corequisite(s): FNP 672.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to prioritize management strategies and apply selected practice models of delivery of care to pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. The focus of this course is to provide the student with opportunities to integrate in-depth diagnostic and management skills to provide care for pediatrics, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. The emphasis of this course is on the formulation and management of individualized treatment plans based on diagnostic findings and current practice models. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered summer term only. (210 Clinical Hours)

FNP 674  Advanced Family NP III  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): FNP 672 and FNP 673.

Corequisite(s): FNP 675.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to continue to integrate basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology with an understanding of the pathologic changes and clinical manifestations that characterize common, acute, chronic, and complex disorders in pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. The focus of this course is on the development of critical thinking skills necessary to achieve direct care and core competencies of the family nurse practitioner. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe and effective care to pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered fall term only.

FNP 675  Advanced Family NP Practicum III (210 Clinical Practicum Hours)  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): FNP 672 and FNP 673.

Corequisite(s): FNP 674.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to continue to prioritize management strategies and apply selected practice models for the delivery of care to pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. The focus of this course is to provide the student with opportunities to integrate in depth diagnostic and management skills to provide care for pediatrics, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. The emphasis of this course is on the formulation and management of individualized treatment plans based on diagnostic findings and current practice models. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered fall term only. (210 Clinical Hours)

FNP 676  Advanced Family NP IV  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): FNP 674 and FNP 675.

Corequisite(s): FNP 677.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to continue to integrate basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology with an understanding of the pathologic changes and clinical manifestations that characterize common, acute, chronic, and complex disorders in pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is on the development of critical thinking skills necessary to achieve direct care and core competencies of the family nurse practitioner. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe and effective care to pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered spring term only.

FNP 677  Advanced Family NP Practicum IV (210 Clinical Practicum Hours)  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): FNP 674 and FNP 675.

Corequisite(s): FNP 676.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to refine management strategies and best practice models in the delivery of high quality care to pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. The focus of this course is to evaluate progress toward achievement of professional competencies. The emphasis is on incorporation of evidence and concepts from previous coursework and clinical practice to improve the health status of pediatric, adult, obstetric, and geriatric populations. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered spring term only. (210 clinical hours)

FNP 796  FNP Project Planning and Development  (3)  

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to synthesize previous learning in the DNP program which will provide a foundation for the DNP Clinical Residency courses. The focus of this course is on the development of a practice-focused problem, issue, or process that will be pursued during the DNP Clinical Residency. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary to initiate the translation of evidence-based practice and clinical scholarship impacting the healthcare system to decrease risk and improve health care outcomes for the population served. (Due to circumstances that may arise in the student's progression through the program, the student may be required to retake the course.) Offered summer term only.

FNP 797  FNP Residency I (210 Clinical Residency Hours)  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): FNP 796.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The FNP Residency I is the first of three Clinical Residency courses that are considered a key component of the Doctor of Nursing Practice educational program. The purpose of this course is to combine clinical practice experiences with scholarly activities to provide in-depth learning for the student. The focus of this course is on the continued development and implementation of a practice-focused problem, issue or process that will be elevated during the FNP Clinical Residency courses. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary to initiate the translation of evidence-based practice and clinical scholarship that is impacting the healthcare system, in order to decrease risk and improve health care outcomes for the population served. Offered fall term only. (210 Clinical Hours)

FNP 798  FNP Residency II (210 Clinical Residency Hours)  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): FNP 796 and FNP 797.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The FNP Residency II is the second of three Clinical Residency courses that are considered a key component of the Doctor of Nursing Practice educational program. The purpose of this course is to combine clinical practice experiences with scholarly activities to provide in-depth learning for the student. The focus of this course is on the continued development and implementation of a practice-focused problem, issue or process that will be elevated during the FNP Clinical Residency courses. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary to continue the translation of evidence-based practice and clinical scholarship that is impacting the healthcare system, in order to decrease risk and improve health care outcomes for the population served. Offered spring term only. Grades: Pass/Fail. (210 Clinical Hours)

FNP 799  FNP Residency III (210 Clinical Residency Hours)  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): FNP 796, FNP 797, and FNP 798.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The FNP Residency III is the final Clinical Residency course that is considered a key component of the Doctor of Nursing Practice educational program. The purpose of this course is for the student to present and receive approval for the final Scholarly Project. The focus of this course is on the final development and implementation of a practice-focused problem, issue or process that was pursued during the FNP Clinical Residency courses. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary to continue the translation of evidence-based practice and clinical scholarship that is impacting the healthcare system, in order to decrease risk and improve health care outcomes for the population served. Offered summer term only. Grades: Pass/Fail. (210 Clinical Hours)