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Pediatric Health Nursing

Curriculum

Total credit hours: 45

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.

Course Code Title Credits Clock Hours
NGR 6002C Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan 4
NGR 6064C Advanced Diagnostics and Procedures 3
NGR 6152 Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology 4
NGR 6172 Pharmacology for Advanced Nurse Practitioner 4
NGR 6638 Health Promotion Theory & Strategies Across the Lifespan 3
NGR 6733 Organizational & Professional Dimensions of Nursing Practice 3
NGR 6803 Research and Evidence-Based Practice 3
NGR 6893 Systems and Populations in Healthcare 3
NGR 6301C Primary Care of Children and Adolescents I 6 120
NGR 6302C Primary Care of Children and Adolescents II 6 180
NGR 6339C Special Topics: Primary Care of Children and Adolescents 6 240
Total 45 540

For Master's students without a BS in Nursing, additional bridge coursework will be required.


As approved by Graduate Council 04/16/2012, effective Fall 2012.