BSN to PhD Program

Curriculum Plan (Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist)

 

Fall Semester, Year One # Units
APNC 520 Advanced 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 # Units
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 # Units
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 # Units
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 # Units
ACNS 638 Adult Gerontology IV: Advanced CNS Practice 3 units
ACNS 638P Adult Gerontology IV: Advanced CNS Practicum 3 units
APNC 524 Advanced Pharmacology 3 units


Completion of Requirements for Master in Science in Nursing Degree

 

Fall Semester, Year Three # Units
PHDN 601 Philosophy of Science in Nursing 3 units
PHDN 602 Theory Development in Nursing 3 units
PHDN 650 Nursing Research Seminar 1 unit

 

Spring Semester, Year Three # Units
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 # Units
Emphasis course 3 units

 

Fall Semester, Year Four # Units
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 # Units
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 # Units
PHDN 654 Nursing Research Seminar 1 unit
PHDN 676 The Practice of Qualitative Research 3 units
PHDN 695 Dissertation 6 units