Plan of Study BSN-PhD with Full Clinical Requirement

Exemplar Plan of Study Adult Health BSN-PhD

with Full Clinical Hour Requirement for APRN Certification

  Fall  (Year 1)  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  BIOS 806   Biostatistics I   3  
  NRSG 605   Pathophysiology   3  
  NRSG 607   Advanced Assessment Across the Life Span (lab)   3  
  NRSG 616   Adult-Gero Advanced Assessment, Health Promotion & Risk Management (1,2)   3  
  NRSG 617   Adult-Gero Health Problems Across the Life Span I: Common Adult Health Problems   2  
  Subtotal     14 (14)  
  Spring  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  BIOS 808   Biostatistics II   3  
  NRSG 606   Applied Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses   3  
  NRSG 618   Adult-Gero Health Problems Across the Life Span II: Acute & Episodic Adult Health Problems   2  
  NRSG 619
NRSG 620
NRSG 621
  Adult-Gero Primary Care NP I Clinical -OR-
Adult-Gero Acute Care NP I Clinical -OR-
Adult-Gero CNS I Clinical
  3  
  Subtotal     11 (25)  
  Summer  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  NRSG 930   Socialization to the Scholarly Role   3  
  NRSG 931   Transformational Leadership Amid Health Care Crisis and Reform: Bold Ideas, New Results, and Lasting Change   3  
  Subtotal     6 (31)  
  Fall  (Year 2)  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  NRSG 622   Adult-Geriatric Syndromes   2  
  NRSG 623
NRSG 624
NRSG 625
  Adult-Gero Primary Care NP II Clinical -OR-
Adult-Gero Acute Care NP II Clinical - OR-
Adult-Gero CNS II Clinical
  3  
  NRSG 932   Philosophy of Science   3  
  NRSG 933   Theory Development in Nursing & Health Sciences   3  
  Subtotal     11 (42)  
  Spring  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  NRSG 626   Adult-Gero Transitional Care Across the Lifespan   2  
  NRSG 627
NRSG 628
NRSG 629
  Adult-Gero Primary Care NP III Clinical -OR-
Adult-Gero Acute Care NP III Clinical -OR-
Adult-Gero CNS III Clinical
  3-5  
  NRSG 934/935   Qualitative OR Quantitative Research Methods   3  
  Subtotal     10 (52-54)  
  Summer  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  NRSG 916   Independent Studies Nursing Science (core)   3  
      Cognate #1   3  
  Subtotal     6 (58-60)  
  Fall  (Year 3)  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  NRSG 936   Research Practicum   3  
  NRSG 937   Proposal Development & Grant Administration   3  
      Cognate #2   3  
  Subtotal     9 (67-69)  
  Spring  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  NRSG 909   Health Care Policy   3  
  NRSG 934/935   Qualitative OR Quantitative Research Methods   3  
      Cognate #3   3  
  Subtotal     9 (76-78)  
  Summer  
  Course   Title   Credits  
      Comprehensive Exam   0  
  NRSG 999   Doctoral Dissertation   4  
  Subtotal     4 (80-82)  
  Fall (Year 4)  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  NRSG 998   Doctoral Seminar   1  
  NRSG 999   Doctoral Dissertation   8  
  Subtotal     9 (89-91)  
  Spring  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  NRSG 998   Doctoral Seminar   1  
  NRSG 999   Doctoral Dissertation   3  
  Subtotal     4 (93-95)  
  Summer (if needed)  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  NRSG 999   Doctoral Dissertation   -  
  Total Credits     95+  

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