Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care

Multiple Entry Options

Program Length (full-time study)

Primary Care PNP
Non-nurses 3 semesters PreSpecialty + 3 semesters PNP courses
ASN or diploma RNs 2 semesters RN PreSpecialty + 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
7013 (N305D) Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning 2
7015 (N305E) Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning 1
6010 (N308) Pathophysiologic Concepts 3
7011 (N311) Health Promotion of Behavior & Development: Birth through Adolescence 3
7012 (N312A) Advanced Practice Nursing in Pediatric Primary Care-Part I 3
    12

 

SPRING - SEMESTER II
7023 (N307E) Advanced Pediatric Pharmacotherapeutics 3
7021 (N312B) Advanced Practice Nursing in Pediatric Primary Care-Part II 3
7035 (N314A) Practicum in Primary Health Care of Children 4
6050 (N399A) Scientific Underpinnings for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
    13

 

SUMMER - SEMESTER III
7032 (N313) Current Issues in Delivery of Advanced Pediatric Care 3
7085 (N314B) Advanced Pediatric Primary Care Preceptorship 5
6070 (N395) APN Role within the U.S. Healthcare Delivery System 3
6060 (N399B) Conceptualization & Integration of Evidence for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
    14
  TOTAL HOURS 39