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MSN Course Sequence

Core Courses

  • NS601 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Roles (3)
  • NS602 Quality and Safety in Advanced Nursing Roles (3)
  • NS603 Advanced Diagnostics and Reasoning for Primary Care (3)
  • NS604 Evidence-Based Practice: Synthesis and Translation (3)
  • NS610 Policy, Politics, and Advocacy in Advanced Nursing Roles (3)
  • NS625 Advanced Pharmacology (4)
  • NS628 Advanced Health Assessment (3.5)
  • NS627 Advanced Health Assessment Practicum (0.5)
  • NS636 Advanced Pathophysiology (4)
  • NS642 Advanced Roles Seminar I (1)
  • NS645 Advanced Roles Seminar II (1)

TOTAL 29 hours

Family Nurse Practitioner

 

Fall Semester

  • NS601 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Roles (CR: 3, LEC: 3)
  • NS625 Advanced Pharmacology+ (CR: 4, LEC: 4)
  • NS636 Advanced Pathophysiology+ (CR: 4, LEC: 4)

Spring Semester

  • NS604 Evidence-Based Practice: Synthesis and Translation (CR: 3, LEC: 3)
  • NS603 Advanced Diagnostics and Reasoning for Primary Care (CR: 3, LEC: 3)
  • NS628 Advanced Health Assessment+ (CR: 3.5, LEC: 3.5)
  • NS627 Advanced Health Assessment Practicum+ (CR: 0.5, CLIN: 0.5 (45))

Summer Semester

  • NS602 Quality and Safety in Advanced Nursing Roles (CR: 3, LEC: 3)
  • NS610 Policy, Politics, and Advocacy in Advanced Nursing Roles (CR: 3, LEC: 3)

Fall Semester

  • NS638 Primary Care I* (CR: 3, LEC: 3)
  • NS637 Primary Care I Practicum*(CR: 4, CLIN: 4(360))
  • NS642 Advanced Roles Seminar I (CR: 1, LEC: 1)

Spring Semester

  • NS645 Advanced Roles Seminar II (CR: 1, LEC: 1, )
  • NS648 Primary Care II (CR: 3, LEC: 3)
  • NS647 Primary Care II Practicum* (CR: 4, CLIN: 4(360))
  • GR698 Master’s Final Comprehensive Examination

 

TOTAL:  CR: 43, LEC: 34.5, CLIN: 8.5 (765 clock hours)

 

+Please Note: In order to progress into NS638 Primary Care I, the student must have achieved a grade of “B” or higher in NS636 Advanced Pathophysiology, NS625 Advanced Pharmacology, NS628 Advanced Health Assessment, and NS627 Advanced Health Assessment Practicum.

*Please Note: A minimum grade of “B” or better is required to successfully complete NS638 Primary Care I, NS648 Primary Care II, NS637 Primary Care I Practicum, and NS647 Primary Care II Practicum.

Contact

573.651.2585
nursing@semo.edu
Crisp Hall 107
Department of Nursing
One University Plaza, MS 8300
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701