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Adult Nurse Practitioner
Curriculum | Admission Requirements

Total credit hours: 46

An Adult Nurse Practioner is a registered nurse with a graduate degree in nursing that is prepared for advanced practice in adult health care across the health continuum. This practice includes independent and interdependent decision-making and direct accountability for clinical judgment. Graduate preparation expands the comprehensiveness of the ANP's role to include participation in and use of research, development and implementation of health policy, leadership, education, case management, and consultation.

Core Courses (12 credits)
NGR 6121 Theoretical Foundations (3)
NGR 6080 Health Promotion of Individuals, Families, and Populations (3)
NGR 6737 Ethical, Legal, & Policy Issues in Advanced Practice (3)
NGR 6800 Nursing Research (3)

Advanced Practice Core (12 credits)
NGR 6140 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice (4)
NGR 6172 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice (4)
NGR 6002C Health Assessment for Advanced Practice (4)



Adult Specialty Courses (22 Credits)
NGR 6201Primary Care of Adults I (3)
NGR 6202C Primary Care of Adults II (6)
NGR 6343C Primary Care of Women (5)
NGR 6301 Primary Care of Children & Adolescents  I (3)
NGR 6700C Advanced Practice Nurse Transitions (5)