2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog

120 Academic Standards Once Admitted Current PHSSN student handbook states: “Students are expected to maintain a GPA of 3.0 in all graduate courses. Clinical courses require a B to pass and progress in further clinical courses in the program (AHA, Skills, all FNP courses). Failure of the same course twice will result in permanent dismissal from the program. A maximum of two C grades (in any courses) constitutes permanent dismissal from the program.” MSN Core Curriculum NURS 6330 Policies & Strategies for Healthcare Delivery ....................................3 NURS 5430 Advanced Pathophysiology.................................................................4 NURS 6441 Pharmacotherapeutics for Nurses in Advanced Practice.....................4 NURS 6442 Advanced Health Assessment .............................................................4 NURS 6443 Nursing Theories and Research for Advanced Healthcare Delivery .4 TOTAL CORE.....................................................................................................19 Specialty Focus Courses Education NURS 6350 Curriculum Design & Development ...................................................3 NURS 6449 Instructional Methods, Testing, Measurements ..................................4 NURS 6352 Roles of the Nurse Educator................................................................3 NURS 6450 Education Practicum ...........................................................................4 TOTAL CORE.....................................................................................................14 Note: Student must meet any prerequisites for approved hours. Family Nurse Practitioner Track NURS 6340 Role Development for Advance Practice ............................................3 NURS 6434 Skills for Advanced Practice Nurses ...................................................4 NURS 6451 Family Nurse Practitioner I (228 Clinical Hours) ...............................4 NURS 6452 Family Nurse Practitioner II (228 Clinical Hours)..............................4 NURS 6453 Family Nurse Practitioner III (144 Clinical Hours..............................4 TOTAL CORE.....................................................................................................19 University Support Courses (Electives- 6 hrs required) NURS 6343 Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice................................................3 Nursing Elective…………………………………………………………………………...3 TOTAL HOURS ELECTIVE...........................................................................................6 Post-Master APN Certification The School of Nursing offers a Post-master Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse with a Family Nurse Practitioner focus. The applicant must make an appointment with the program director to determine any leveling work needed. Applicants must have a Master of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited program and an unrestricted, current Texas RN license. The applicants MSN transcript will be reviewed by the program director to determine course requirements for completion. At a minimum, applicants must successfully complete the following courses: NURS 6451 FNP I NURS 6452 FNP II NURS 6453 FNPIII NURS 6442 Advanced Health Assessment NURS 6434 Skills for the APN

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