Curriculum Overview for A-GNP and FNP Tracks


Courses for Both A-GNP and FNP Tracks

Transitioning from RN to APRN*

  • NUR 575 Advanced Role Development: BSN to DNP (3credits)            


Advanced Practice* (10 credits)

  • NUR 580 Advanced Clinical Pathophysiology (3 credits)               
  • NUR 585 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology (3 credits)               
  • NUR 595 Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (4 credits)        


*Pre-requisites for Advance Practice Specialty Courses in Primary Care            


Advanced Practice Specialty Courses in Primary Care** (19 credits)
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Courses    

  • NUR 601 A-GNP Primary Care Nurse Practitioner I:
    Health Promotion (3 credits)   
  • NUR 602 A-GNP Primary Care Nurse Practitioner I Practicum:
    Health Promotion (3 credits)
  • NUR 603 A-GNP  Primary Care Nurse Practitioner II:
    Adult Healthcare Issues (4 credits)   
  • NUR 604 A-GNP  Primary Care Nurse Practitioner II Practicum:
    Adult Healthcare Issues (3 credits)       
  • NUR 605 A-GNP  Primary Care Nurse Practitioner III:
    Older Adult Healthcare (3 credits)   
  • NUR 606 A-GNP Primary Care Nurse Practitioner III Practicum:
    Older Adult Healthcare Issues (3 credits)


**These courses are designed to be taken sequentially. Students must successfully pass each course before progressing to the next course.

This program of study culminates in DNP Clinical Leadership-related coursework.


Advanced Practice Specialty Courses in Primary Care** (12 credits)
Family Nurse Practitioner Courses   

  • NUR 607: FNP Health Assessment:
    Pediatric Population (2 credits)
  • NUR 608: FNP Health Assessment Practicum:
    Pediatric Population (1 credit)
  • NUR 609:  Family Nurse Practitioner I:
    Pediatric Population Healthcare Issues (3 credits)
  • NUR 610:  Family Nurse Practitioner I Practicum:
    Pediatric Population Healthcare Issues (1 credit)
  • NUR 611:  Family Nurse Practitioner II:
    Women’s Healthcare Issues (3 credits)
  • NUR 612:  Family Nurse Practitioner II Practicum:
    Women’s Healthcare Issues (2 credits)
     

**These courses are designed to be taken sequentially. Students must successfully pass each course before progressing to the next course.

This program of study culminates in DNP Clinical Leadership-related coursework .

 

In accordance with USDE Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v):

The Alvernia University Nursing Curriculum meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification for all fifty states in the United States, listed below:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

 

Contact Us


Kelly Burr, M.Ed
Coordinator of Graduate Admissions & Student Services
School of Graduate and Adult Education
540 Upland Avenue
Reading, PA 19611
Phone: 610-796-8296
Fax: 610-796-8367
kelly.burr@alvernia.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

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