Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

Drop Shadow

BSN to DNP Program

Curriculum Plan for the BSN to DNP (Adult/Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Program)

Fall Semester, Year One

ACNS 619 CNS Specialty Role and Practice Foundations 3 units
DNPC 611 Methods of Translational Science 3 units
DNPC 648 Health Policy Analysis 3 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit

Spring Semester, Year One

APNC 523 Pharmacology in Health Management 3 units
DNPC 625 Epidemiology Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice 3 units
HCIN 540 Introduction to Health Care Information Management 3 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit

Summer Session, Year One

DNPC 626 Strategic Planning and Quality Initiatives 3 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit
ENLC 553 Financial Management in Health Systems 3 units

Fall Semester, Year Two

APNC 520 Pathophysiology 3 units
DNPC 622 Pathogenesis of Complex Disease 3 units
APNC 521 APRN Physical Assessment and Diagnosis 4 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit

Spring Semester, Year Two

ACNS 632 Adult Gerontology I: CNS Practice in Individual Patient Sphere 6 units
DNPC 686 Perspectives in Program Planning and Evaluation 3 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit

Summer Session, Year Two

ACNS 634 Adult Gerontology II: CNS Practice in Nurse/Staff Sphere 6 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit

Fall Semester, Year Three

DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 3 units
ACNS 636 Adult Gerontology III: CNS Practice in Organizational Sphere 5 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 1 unit

Spring Semester, Year Three

ACNS 638 Adult Gerontology IV: Advanced CNS Practicum 5 units
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice 5 units