Track Requirements

Advanced Practice Core (54 credit hours)

Doctoral Specialty (8 credit hours)

NSG 484

PHARMACOLOGY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE

Provides the advanced-practice nurse with the knowledge base necessary to manage pharmacological therapy for acute and chronically ill clients collaboratively with other members of the health care team. Direct and indirect responsibility for clinical decision-making regarding the administration, management and evaluation of drugs are emphasized.
Prerequisites:
NSG 428 is a prerequisite for this class.

NSG 428

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE

Using a case study approach, pathophysiologic and physiologic alterations will be analyzed in selected systems-related disease processes. Appropriate clinical and lab analysis will be included in preparation for advance practice. Using a variety of learning modalities, students will explore current theories and research related to pathology, pathophysiology & abnormal physiologic function including implications for health promotion, maintenance and restoration.
Prerequisites:
NSG 422 is a prerequisite for this class.