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MSN - Primary Care of Adults, Nurse Practitioner Track

This track prepares students to provide direct care and to take leadership in the primary care of adults. Primary care sites include outpatient clinics, work sites, college health services, emergency rooms, home health and other community-based settings. Upon completion of this track, students are eligible for certification in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and for national certification as an Adult Practitioner.

This track requires a total of 512 clinical hours. The clinical experiences are in NUR 665 and NUR 666.

Core Courses
NUR 604 Research and Theory I
NUR 605 Research and Theory II
NUR 607 Advanced Practice Nursing and Administration in Health Care Delivery Systems
NUR 608 Population-Based Care and Advanced Practice Nursing

Advanced Core Courses
NUR 616 Assessment of the Adult in Health and Illness
NUR 617 Pharmacology
NUR 618 Pathophysiology

Adult Nurse Practitioner:

NUR 660 Primary Care of Adults I
NUR665 Field Study in Primary Care of Adults I (256 hours)
NUR 661 Primary Care of Adults II
NUR 666 Field Study in Primary Care of Adults II (256 hours)

PLUS 2 Electives

Course Credits
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Course Number Credits Track
NUR 604 3 Credits Core
NUR 605 3 Credits Core
NUR 607 3 Credits Core
NUR 608 3 Credits Core
NUR 616 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 617 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 618 3 Credits Advanced Core
NUR 660 3 Credits ANP Track
NUR 661 3 Credits ANP Track
NUR 665 4 Credits ANP Track
NUR 666 4 Credits ANP Track

PLUS 2 Electives

Total 41 Credits

For course descriptions, please go to "Section 2" of the online graduate catalog.

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