Foundational Core -10 Credits

(BS TO DNP ONLY)

Technology: Methods and Tools for Graduate Study (1)
Translating and Integrating Evidence into Practice (3)
Nursing Knowledge and Practice (3)
Health Care Policy and Advocacy (3)

Clinical Core: Advanced Practice – 12 Credits

Advanced Diagnostic Analysis, Health and Physical Assessment with 30 hours of supervised lab practicum practice hours (4)
Advanced Pathophysiology (4)
Advanced Pharmacology and Therapeutics (4)

DNP Theory Core – 30 Credits

Organizational Systems and Quality Improvement (3)
Biostatistics and Informatics (3)
Research Methods and Translation for Advanced Practice (3)
Financial Management in Health Care Delivery (3)
Population Health and Epidemiology (3)
Leadership and Collaboration in Health Care Organizations (3)
DNP Immersion I: Role Development of the APRN Nurse Practitioner (3)
DNP Immersion II: Scholarly Project – Project Idea (2)
DNP Immersion III: Scholarly Project – Project Development (2)
DNP Immersion IV: Scholarly Project – Project Implementation (2)
DNP Capstone: Scholarly Project – Project Evaluation (3)

Advanced Practice Specialty: ADULT-GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER (AGACNP) – 28 Credits

Adult-Gerontology Health Care I and Practicum (5)
Adult-Gerontology Health Care II and Practicum (5)
Adult-Gerontology Health Care III and Practicum (4)
Adult-Gerontology Health Care IV and NP Practicum (4)
DNP Independent Study (2)
Ethics for Advanced Practice (3)
Transition into Practice and Certification Seminar (2)