Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care

Multiple Entry Options

Program Length (full-time study)

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

 

Sample Full-time Curriculum Plan for Specialty Year

FALL - SEMESTER I
N305D Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning 2
N305E Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning 1
N308 Pathophysiologic Concepts 3
N311 Health Promotion of Behavior & Development: Birth through Adolescence 3
N312A Advanced Practice Nursing in Pediatric Primary Care-Part I 3
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SPRING - SEMESTER II
N307E Advanced Pediatric Pharmacotherapeutics 3
N312B Advanced Practice Nursing in Pediatric Primary Care-Part II 3
N314A Practicum in Primary Health Care of Children 4
N399A Scientific Underpinnings for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
    13

 

SUMMER - SEMESTER III
N313 Current Issues in Delivery of Advanced Pediatric Care 3
N314B Advanced Pediatric Primary Care Preceptorship 5
N395 APN Role within the U.S. Healthcare Delivery System 3
N399B Conceptualization & Integration of Evidence for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
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  TOTAL HOURS 39