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Program Requirements & Plan of Study

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program prepares nurse practitioners to provide primary care to the family. Laboratory and 700 hours of required clinical practicum offer students the opportunity to develop competence in the diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses. The program prepares graduates for nationally recognized certification exams offered by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Committee (ANCC).

Curriculum

Marymount’s Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner curriculum is framed within The Essentials of Master’s Education for Advanced Practice, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF), and Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Programs.
 

Degree Requirements for students matriculating in August 2018 of after 


45 credits, 700 clinical hours 
  • NU 501 Theoretical, Ethical & Professional Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NU 510 Population Health 
  • NU 552 Advanced Pharmacology
  • NU 554 Advanced Pathophysiology 
  • NU 590 Health Care Data Analysis
  • NUF 500 Advanced Health Assessment
  • NUF 501 Introduction to Primary Care of the Family 
  • NUF 503 Primary Care of the Family I 
  • NUF 504 Primary Care of the Family II
  • NU 700 Evidence-Based Practice
  • NU 701 Innovative Models of Care Delivery 
  • NU 706 Policy & Advocacy in Health Care 
  • NU 707 Leadership, Quality & Ethics in Health Care 

Example full-time plan of study:

Fall 1  Spring 1 Summer 1
NU 552 Advanced Pharmacology


NU 590 Health Care Data Analysis

NU 554 Advanced Pathophysiology


 
NU 701 
Innovative Models of Care Delivery

NU 706 Policy & Advocacy in Health Care

NUF 500 Advanced Health Assessment
NU 700 Evidenced-Based Practice 



NUF 501 Introduction to Primary Care of the Family
 
 
Fall 2  Spring 2 
NU 707 Leadership,
Quality & Ethics
in Health Care

NU 501 Theoretical,
Ethical & Professional
Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice

NUF 503 Primary Care
of the Family I
NU 510 Population Health 



NUF 504 Primary Care of the Family II
 

Degree Requirements for students who matriculated before August 2018


45 credits, 675 clinical hours
  • NU 501 Theoretical and Ethical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NU 510 Population Health 
  • NU 512 Nursing and Health Care Systems and Organizations
  • NU 550-551 Advanced Pathophysiology I & II
  • NU 552 Advanced Pharmacology
  • NU 590 Health Care Data Analysis
  • NU 591 Health Care Research
  • NUF 501 Professional Role Development of the Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NUF 502 Advanced Assessment and Health Screening for the Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NUF 503-504 Primary Care of the Family I & II
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Nursing (M.S.N.)

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