Advanced Practice RN – Nurse Practitioner Concentration

Year 1

Fall Semester

BI 612 Advanced Pathophysiology (3 credits)
NU 629 Health Promotion-Disease Prevention (3 credits) (online)
NU 605 Leadership 1 (3 credits)

Spring Semester

NU 716 Cultural Perspectives in Health Care (3 credits)
NU601 Nursing Theory (3credits) (or in Summer Session Year 1)
NU 6XX Leadership II (3 credits)

Summer Semester

NU713 Epidemiology/Biostatistics (3 credits)
HP 609 US Healthcare Org, Policy, and Politics (3 Credits)

Total Credits Year 1: 24 credits

Year 2

Fall Semester

NU 726 Advanced Research Methods for EBP I (3 credits)
NU 710 Informatics in Healthcare (3 credits)

Spring Semester

NU 727 Advanced Research Methods for EBP II (3 credits)
NU 641 Advanced Pharmacology (3 credits)

Summer Sessions

NU 650/652Advanced Health Assessment (3 credits)
NU 643 Psychopharmacology (3 credits) (for Psych/Mental Health NPs only)
HP 626: Political, Financial and Social Issues in Gerontology (3 credits) (Adult/Geri NPs only)
Any graduate elective (3 credits) (PNPs only)
Any graduate elective (3 credits) (FNPs only)

Total Credits Year 2: 18 credits (15 Credits for WHNP)

Year 3

Fall Semester

NU 664 A-E Primary Care I (8 credits) & NU 664 X Clinical Seminar (300 hrs. clinical)
NU 661 Primary Care of the Childbearing Woman (3 credits) (WHNPs only)
NU 646 Contemporary Psychotherapy (3 credits) (PMHNPs only)
NU 740 Scholarly DNP Project I (3 credits) (100 hours)

Spring Semester

NU 665 A-E Primary Care II (8 credits) (300 hours)
NU 665X Clinical Seminar
NU 6XX Advanced Practice Role and Practice Management (3 credits online)
NU 741 Scholarly DNP Project II (3 credits) (100 hours)

Total Credits Year 3: 25 credits (28 Credits for PMHNP and WHNP)

Year 4

Fall Semester

NU 742 Scholarly DNP Project III (3 credits) (100 hours)
NU 7XX Clinical Seminar (1.5 credits)

Spring Semester

NU 743 Scholarly DNP project IV (3 credits) (100 hours)

NU 7XXClinical Seminar (1.5 credits)

Total Credits Year 4: 9 credits

Total Program Credits: 76 (79 for psych only)

Regis College Doctor of Nursing Practice Post BS Option: Curriculum
Curriculum plan for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) post-BS option at Regis.