MSN Students: Curriculum


Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Program Plan: 44 units

I. MSN Core (6 units)
MSNC 511 Evidence Based Practice: Role of Theory and Research (3)
MSNC 512 Influencing the Health Care Environment: Policy and Systems (3)

II. CNS Core (13 units)
APNC 520 Pathophysiology (3)
APNC 521 APRN Physical Assessment and Diagnosis (4)
APNC 524 Advanced Pharmacology (3)
HCIN 540 Introduction to Health Care Information Management (3)

III. CNS Emphasis (25 units)
ACNS 619 CNS Specialty Role and Practice Foundations (3)
ACNS 632 Adult Gerontology I: CNS Practice in Individual Patient Sphere (6)
ACNS 634 Adult Gerontology II: CNS Practice in Nurse Sphere (5)
ACNS 636 Adult Gerontology III: CNS Practice in Organizational Sphere (5)
ACNS 638 Adult Gerontology IV: Advanced CNS Practicum (6)

Subspecialty Nursing Option Available
A Nursing Education Option is available within this program.
MSNE 532 - Theory of Nursing Education (3 units)
MSNE 592 - Teaching Practicum (3 units- 144 clinical hours)

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