Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AGCNS) — MSN or BSN to DNP

Curriculum

Total Credits: 66 credits (41 for MSN conferral and 25 for completion of DNP)

MSN Integrated Core

NUR 5030 Analytic Methods for Clinical Practice 3 cr.
HLH 7100 Health Care Policy, Economics and the Law in Clinical Practice 3 cr.
NUR 7000 Advanced Theory & Knowledge Development for Clinical Practice 3 cr.
NUR 7300 Transformational Leadership & Innovation in Advanced Practice 3 cr.
NUR 7400 Information Management & Decision Support 3 cr.
NUR 7500 Evidence Based Nursing Practice: Theory, Design & Methods 3 cr.

Advanced Practice Core

NUR 5160 Advanced Health Assessment 3 cr.
HLH 5900 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 cr.
NUR 5800 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse 3 cr.
NUR 6030 Professional Role Development for Business Practice 2 cr.

AGCNS Concentration Courses

NUR 5748 Adult-Gerontology CNS Role & Theory I 3 cr.
NUR 5749 Adult-Gerontology CNS Practicum I 2 cr.
NUR 5751 Wellness Adult-Gerontology CNS Practice 2 cr.
NUR 5752 Adult-Gerontology CNS Role & Theory II 3 cr.
NUR 5753 Adult-Gerontology CNS Practicum II 2 cr.

DNP Integrated Core

NUR 7700 DNP Transition 3 cr.
NUR 7200 Epidemiology & Population Health 3 cr.
NUR 7350 Business Management to Ensure Quality in Health Care 3 cr.
NUR 5753 Ethical Issues in Advanced Nursing Practice 3 cr.
NUR 7450 Analytics for Evidence Based Practice 3 cr.
NUR 7800 Project Proposal Development 3 cr.
NUR 7900 DNP Clinical Practicum & Project Implementation 3 cr.
NUR 7920 DNP Doctoral Project 3 cr.