Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

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Master's Entry Program in Nursing (for non-RNs)

Program Curriculum

The MEPN Program requires the completion of 71 academic units and a minimum of five terms is needed to complete the program.


Semester I (Fall)

MEPN 521 Health Assessment 3 units
MEPN 533 Conceptual Basis of Professional Nursing Practice 2 units
MEPN 534 Fundamentals of Nursing 3 units
MEPN 535 Introduction to Pharmacology in Nursing Practice 2 units
MEPN 555 Nursing Practice with Adult and Older Adult Patients with Acute and Chronic Health Problems I 5 units
Total Units: 15


Semester II (Spring)

MEPN 556 Nursing Practice with Adult and Older Adult Patients with Acute and Chronic Health Problems II 6 units
MEPN 557 Nursing Practice with Psych-Mental Health Clients 4 units
MSNC 511 Evidence Based Practice: Role of Theory and Research 3 units

Total Units: 13


Semester III (Summer)

MSNC 503 Nursing Practice with Diverse Families in Communities 2 units
MSNE 546 Care of the Diverse Family: Field Experiences 2 units
MEPN 558 Nursing Practice with Mothers and Infants 4 units
MEPN 559 Nursing Practice with Children with Acute and Chronic Health Problems 4 units

Total Units: 12


Semester IV (Fall)

HCIN 540 Introduction to Health Care Information Management 3 units
MEPN 547 Care of Populations 4 units
MSNC 534 Clinical Nursing Leadership: Theory and Practice 6 units
MSNC 512 Influencing the Health Care Environment: Policy and Systems 3 units

Total Units: 16


Semester V (Spring)

APNC 520 Pathophysiology 3 units
APNC 524 Advanced Pharmacology 3 units
MSNC 518 Physical Assessment and Diagnosis for RNs 4 units
MEPN 560 Advanced Generalist Nursing Internship 5 units

Total Units: 15


Total Units for Program: 71


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