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Sample Curriculum Courses

43 credit hours
100% Online

Semester 1
NUR 616 Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan for the Nurse in an Advanced Role
NUR 637 Pharmacology Across the Lifespan for Advanced Nursing Roles

Semester 2
ENG 670 Graduate Nursing Writing Preparation
NUR 600 Theories and Values for Advanced Nursing

Semester 3
NUR 625 Nursing Informatics
NUR 619 Advanced Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan

Semester 4
NUR 620 Advanced Statistics and Data Analysis
NUR 622 Advanced Nursing Inquiry for Evidence Based Practice

Semester 5
NUR 640 Perspectives on Teaching and Learning
NUR 643 Curriculum Design

Semester 6
NUR 612 Health Care Policy in a Diverse Community
NUR 645 Assessment and Evaluation in Healthcare Education

Semester 7
NUR 696 Professional Proposal Design
NUR 692 Practicum in the Advanced Nursing Role – Educators

Semester 8
NUR 698 Nursing Capstone

Learning Outcomes

  • Incorporate knowledge from nursing science, related fields, and professional foundations in building advanced nursing roles.
  • Collaborate in scholarly activities of evaluation, application, and integration of nursing research into holistic nursing practice.
  • Engage in professional and practice activities, advocate for change, and articulate the role of the advanced nurse through interprofessional interaction.
  • Integrate Franciscan and personal values and beliefs into a framework for advanced nursing.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of human diversity in the provision of health care including clinical prevention and population health.
  • Explore the impact of ethical, political, economic, legal, and moral issues related to healthcare in society.
  • Develop a commitment for lifelong learning and advanced study.
  • Utilize health information technologies for quality and safety initiatives related to advanced nursing roles.
  • Apply organizational and systems leadership principles in the advanced nursing role.