Family Nurse Practitioner, M.S.N.

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/nursing/programs 

PROGRAM SEQUENCE - 45-48 CREDITS

Only one nursing course may be repeated and it may be repeated only once. A grade of “B” or higher must be achieved in each course. Failure to do so will result in automatic dismissal.

Core Requirements (24 Credits)
NUR 500 – Nursing Theories and Conceptual Models – 3 credits
NUR 514 – Transforming Nursing Practice through Leadership, Policy, and Advocacy – 3 credits
NUR 540 – Legal Issues in Healthcare – 3 credits
NUR 516 – Healthcare Informatics for Nursing Practice – 3 credits
NUR 519 – Evidence-Based Nursing Practice– 3 credits
NUR 526 – Advanced Health Assessment – 3 credits
NUR 521 – Advanced Pathophysiology – 3 credits
NUR 524 – Advanced Pharmacology – 3 credits

Clinical Component and Role Function (18 Credits)
NUR 534 – Role of Family Nurse Practitioner I – 6 credits
NUR 535 – Role of Family Nurse Practitioner II – 6 credits
NUR 536 – Role of Family Nurse Practitioner II –  6 credits

Capstone (3-6 Credits)
Select Thesis or Special Project)

Thesis (6 credits)
NUR 590 – Thesis Seminar – 3 credits
NUR 591 – Thesis Guidance – 3 credits

Special Project (3 credits)
NUR 592 – Special Project in Nursing – 3 credits

*It is understood that continuance in the Nursing program is contingent upon on-going faculty evaluation of my academic performance, performance in real and/or simulated professional training situations, and ethical and appropriateness of responses and behavior. Any modification must be approved in writing by the MSN coordinator.