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BSN to PhD Program

Curriculum Plan (Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist)


Fall Semester, Year One

APNC 520 Pathophysiology 3 units
ACNS 619 CNS Specialty Role and Practice Foundation  3 units
MSNC 511 Evidence Based Practice: Role of Theory and Research 3 units


Spring Semester, Year One

ACNS 632 Adult Gerontology I: CNS Practice in Individual Patient Sphere 3 units
ACNS 632P Adult Gerontology I: CNS Practice in Individual Patient Sphere Practicum 3 units


Summer Session, Year One

ACNS 634 Adult Gerontology II: CNS Practice in Nurse Sphere 3 units
ACNS 634P Adult Gerontology II: CNS Practice in Nurse Sphere Practicum 2 units
HCIN 540 Introduction to Health Care Information Management 3 units


Fall Semester, Year Two

ACNS 636 Adult Gerontology III: CNS Practice in Organizational/Systems Sphere 3 units
ACNS 636P Adult Gerontology III: CNS Practice in Organizational/Systems Sphere Practicum 2 units
APNC 521 APRN Physical Assessment and Diagnosis 4 units


Spring Semester, Year Two

ACNS 638 Adult Gerontology IV: Advanced CNS Practice 3 units
ACNS 638P Adult Gerontology IV: Advanced CNS Practicum 3 units
ANC 524 Advanced Pharmacology 3 units


Completion of Requirements for Master in Science in Nursing Degree


Fall Semester, Year Three

PHDN 601 Philosophy of Nursing Science 3 units
PHDN 602 Theory Development in Nursing 3 units
PHDN 650 Nursing Research Seminar 1 unit


Spring Semester, Year Three

PHDN 649 Research Seminar in Health Policy 3 units
PHDN 607 Applied Statistics and Quantitative Research Methods 3 units
PHDN 651 Nursing Research Seminar 1 unit


Summer Session, Year Three

Emphasis course 3 units


Fall Semester, Year Four

PHDN 608 Applications of Multivariate Statistics 3 units
PHDN 670 Quantitative Designs in Research 3 units
PHDN 652 Nursing Research Seminar 1 unit


Spring Semester, Year Four

PHDN 673 Introduction to Qualitative Designs in Research: Background, Processes and Approaches 3 units
PHDN 677 Advanced Quantitative Designs in Research 3 units
PHDN 653 Nursing Research Seminar 2 units


Fall Semester, Year Five

PHDN 654 Nursing Research Seminar 1 unit
PHDN 676 The Practice of Qualitative Research 3 units
PHDN 695 Dissertation 6 units

Contact Information

Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science
Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4548
nursing@sandiego.edu

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