Curriculum - MSN Clinical Nurse Specialist

CORE COURSES REQUIRED OF ALL STUDENTS
Course # Course Title Credits
NURS 5313 Background for Nursing Practice 3
NURS 5373 Organizational & Systems Leadership in Nursing 3
NURS 5423 Evidence Based Practice & Scholarship in Nursing 3
NURS 5333 Technology, Safety, & Quality Improvement in Nursing 3
Total Credit Hours 12
CLINICAL SCIENCE CORE COURSES
Course # Course Title Credits
PATH 5503 Applied Principles of Pathology 3
NURS 5013 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses 3
NURS 5633 Advanced Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning 3
Total Credit Hours 9
CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST PATHWAY COURSES
Course # Course Title Credits
NURS 5913 CNS Systems Management (96 Clinical Hrs) 3
Total Credit Hours 3
ADULT/GERO CNS COURSES
Course # Course Title Credits
NURS 5643 Advanced Concepts in Adult/Gerontology Nursing I 3
NURS 5763 Advanced Practicum in Adult/Gerontology Nursing I (192 Clinical Hrs) 3
NURS 5653 Advanced Concepts in Adult/Gerontology Nursing II 3
NURS 5773 Advanced Practicum in Adult/Gerontology Nursing I (192 Clinical Hrs) 3
Total Credit Hours 12
CAPSTONE COURSE
Course # Course Title Credits
NURS 5944 Synthesis in Nursing for the CNS Pathway (192 Clinical Hrs) 4
Total Credit Hours 4
Total Program Hours 40
Total Clinical Hours 672
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