Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

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DNP Students: Curriculum: Program for RNs

BSN To DNP - Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Program Plan: 78 units

I. CNS Core (21 units)
APNC 519 ARPN Specialty Role (5)
APNC 520 Pathophysiology (3)
APNC 521 APRN Physical Assessment and Diagnosis (4)
APNC 523 Pharmacology in Health Management (3)
MSNC 511 Evidence Based Practice: Role of Theory and Research (3)
MSNC 512 Influencing the Health Care Environment: Policy and Systems (3)

II. Emphasis (25 units)
ACNS 632 Adult Gerontology I: CNS Practice in Individual Patient Sphere (8)
ACNS 634 Adult Gerontology II: CNS Practice in Nurse/Staff Sphere (6)
ACNS 636 Adult Gerontology III: CNS Practice in Organizational Sphere (6)
ACNS 638 Adult Gerontology IV: Advanced CNS Practicum (5)

III. DNP Core (24 units)
DNPC 610 Philosophy of Reflective Practice (3)
DNPC 611 Methods of Translational Science (3)
DNPC 622 Pathogenesis of Complex Disease (3)
DNPC 625 Epidemiology and Biostatistics (3)
DNPC 626 Strategic Planning and Quality Initiatives (3)
DNPC 648 Health Policy Analysis (3)
DNPC 686 Perspectives in Program Evaluation (3)
ENLC 553 Financial Management in Health Care (3)

IV. Scholarly Practice (8 units)
DNPC 630 DNP Scholarly Practice (8)