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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Curriculum

Page address: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/nursing/graduate/dnp/dnp_curriculum.html

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)/Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Curriculum

*Prerequisite if admitted to the program: Graduate level statistics course with a minimum grade of B (HLTH 675 or equivalent) and undergraduate research course.

Summer Year I Fall Year I Spring Year I
  • N601 Nursing Science Theory (3 credits)
  • NN602 Ethical, Legal, and Professional Dimensions of Advanced Practice Nursing (3 credits) (*Stats)

 

6 credits (or *9 with stats)

  • N604 Evidence-Based Practice for APNs* (3 credits)
  • N640 Family Nursing Science (4 credits)
  • N708 Quality Improvement Safety, and Risk Management for APNs (3 credits)

10 Credits

  • N722 Advanced Nursing Actions (3 credits) (50 clinical hours)
  • N709 Health Care Informatics and Data Management (3 credits)
  • N711 Health Care Policy and Organizational/Systems Leadership (3 credits)

9 credits   (25/*28 annual)

Summer Year II Fall Year II Spring Year II
  • N607 Family Mental Health Nursing (3 credits)
  • N663 Health Promotion for Individuals, Families, and Communities (2 credits)
  • N554 Advanced Pathophysiology (3 credits)

8 credits

  • N553 Advanced Pharmacology (3 credits)
  • N610 Genetics/Genomics for Family Nursing (3 credits)
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  • N741 DNP Project I (100 clinical hours) (4 credits)

10 credits

  • N552 Advanced Health Assessment (3 credits)
  • N641 Adult and Older Adult Health I (3 credits)
  • N742 DNP Project II (100 clinical hours) (4 credits)

10 credits   (28 annual)

Summer Year III Fall Year III Spring Year III
  • N644 Adult and Older Adult Health II (3 credits)
  • N556 Diagnostics and Procedures for APNs (1 credit)
  • N743 DNP Project III (100 clinical hours) (4 credits)

Mayo NPCEC students will have an additional 60-90 hours of summer immersion expanding on advanced health assessment skills.

 8 credits

  • N642 Child and Adolescent Health (3 credits)**
  • N643 Reproductive Health (2 credits)**
  • N672 Primary Care Clinical I (7 credits) (350 hours)

**Ideally this content would be delivered in the first half of the semester with clinical hours emphasized in the second half or last 9 full-time (40 hour) weeks.

12 credits

  • N673 Primary Care Clinical II (7 credits) (350 hours

 

 

 

 

4 semester credits   (19 annual)

Total clinical hours = 1050 Total credits = 80 700 level credits = 24

All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Bulletin at: grad.mnsu.edu/programs/bulletin/.