Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP)

Multiple Entry Options

Program Length (full-time study)

Non-nurses 3 semesters PreSpecialty + 3 semesters WHNP courses
ASN or diploma RNs 2 semesters RN PreSpecialty + 3 semesters WHNP courses
BSN RNs 3 semesters WHNP courses
Post-master’s Program length & courses determined by individual portfolio analysis

 

Full-time Specialty Curriculum Plan

FALL - SEMESTER I   
N305A Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning 3
N305B Advanced Health Assessment Applications 1
N307 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
N310A Adult Gerontology Primary Care I 3
N327A Women’s Health for Advanced Practice Nursing I 3
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SPRING - SEMESTER II   
N308 Pathophysiologic Concepts 3
N309C Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of the Adolescent 1
N327B Women’s Health for Advanced Practice Nursing II 3
N328 Practicum in Women’s Health 4
N399A Scientific Underpinnings for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
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SUMMER - SEMESTER III   
N326 Women’s Health Issues 1
N329 Preceptorship in Women’s Health 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