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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Curriculum | Admission Requirements
Total credit hours: 43
As a registered nurse prepared at the graduate level, a PNP provides direct and indirect health care for both individual children and aggregates of children in the areas of health promotion, health maintenance, and health restoration. These services are provided largely within family and developmental contexts.
*Applicants must have 1 year of pediatric nursing experience

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)


Pediatric Specialty Courses 19 Credits)
NGR 6301 Primary Care of Children & Adolescents I (3)
NGR 6302 C Primary Care of Children & Adolescents II (6)
NGR 6343C Primary Care of Women (5)>
NGR 6700C Advanced Practice Nurse Transitions (5)