Nurse-Midwifery/Family Nurse Practitioner (NMW/FNP)

Multiple Entry Options

Program Length (full-time study)

Non-nurses 3 semesters pre-specialty + 5 semesters NMW/FNP courses
ASN or diploma RNs 2 semesters RN pre-specialty + 5 semesters NMW/FNP courses
BSN RNs 5 semesters NMW/FNP courses
Post-master’s Program length & courses determined by individual portfolio analysis

 

Sample Full-time Curriculum Plan for Specialty Year

FALL - SEMESTER I
305A Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning 3
305B Advanced Health Assessment Applications for Nurse-Midwifery 1
306B Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology 2
308 Pathophysiologic Concepts 3
327A Women’s Health for Advanced Practice Nursing I 3
333 Evolution of Midwifery in America 2
    14

 

SPRING - SEMESTER II
307 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
309A Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of the Adult 3
330 Antepartal Care for Nurse-Midwifery 3
331 Nurse-Midwifery Practicum I 2
363C Practicum in Primary Health Care of the Adult 2
399A Scientific Underpinnings for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
    16

 

SUMMER - SEMESTER III
334 Skills for Nurse-Midwifery 1
335 Practicum in Intrapartum/Postpartum Nurse-Midwifery Care 4
336 Intrapartum/Postpartum Care for Nurse-Midwifery 3
338 Neonatal Nurse-Midwifery Care of the Mother-Baby Dyad 2
395 APN Role Within the U.S. Healthcare Delivery System 3
399B Conceptualization & Integration of Evidence for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
    16

 

FALL - SEMESTER IV
304B Nurse-Midwifery Role Synthesis 2
309C Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of the Adolescent 1
339 Advanced Clinical Integration Experience for Nurse-Midwifery 5
    8

 

SPRING - SEMESTER V
309B Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of the Child 2
309D Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of the Elderly 1
360A Practicum in Primary Health Care of the Family 2
361A The Context of Primary Care: Family Nurse Practitioner Domains and Core Competencies for Practice 2
364 Family Nurse Practitioner Preceptorship 4
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  TOTAL HOURS 65