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The Baccalaureate-prepared registered nurse who want to prepare for practice as a family nurse practitioner. This curriculum is full-time for eight semesters including summers.

Admission Requirements BSN to DNP:

(advanced practice nurse with a baccalaureate in nursing):

  • Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a nationally accredited nursing program with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Completed application to graduate school by February 28 for fall admission. Application and directions are at http://www.ndsu.edu/gradschool/ Two of the required references are to be from professional colleagues that address clinical competence and ability to succeed in graduate study. The application essay should include a narrative of professional experience and a statement of professional goals.
  • Admission interviews with nursing faculty are scheduled in March for fall admission.

Progression:

  • After admission the following must be completed
    ◦ documentation of health status
    ◦ criminal background checks
    ◦ documentation of ACLS certification - prior to first clinical
    ◦ degree plan completed in collaboration with faculty by the end of the second semester
  • A cumulative grade of at least 3.0 must be maintained. No more than two grades of less than B may be earned in courses required for the degree.
  • Degree requirements must be completed within seven years after admission

Graduate Nursing Program,Doctor Of Nursing Practice,Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty

DNP -- FNP SPECIALTY

Nursing Courses

Semester Credit Hours

701 Theoretical Perspectives/ Discipline

3

706 Care Delivery/Financing/Informatics

3

702 Ethics/Policy

2

704 Advanced Nursing Research

3

715 Advanced Community Assessment

3

712 Advanced Health Assessment

3

712P Assessment Practicum

6

714 Advanced Pathophysiology I:

2

716 Advanced Pathophysiology II:

2

731 Advanced Pharmacology I

2

732 Advanced Pharmacology II

2

733 Family Primary Care I

3

710 Health Promotion/Disease Prevention

2

733P Family Primary Care: Residency I

8

734 Family Primary Care II

3

734P Family Primary Care: Residency II

8

720 Advanced Practice Roles

2

730 Clinical Applications

3

735 Family Primary Care III:

735P Role Integration Practicum 

736P Role Integration Practicum          

2

4

7

797S-1, 2, 3 Clinical Dissertations

Elective (nursing or other discipline)

6

2

Courses Offered by Other Colleges/Departments:

Pharm 685  Economic Outcomes Assessment              2

Statistics 725 Applied Statistics                                   3

TOTAL CREDITS                                                        86

 

 


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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7395 / Fax: (701) 231-6257
Campus address: Sudro Hall 136
Physical/delivery address: 1401 Albrecht Boulevard, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2670 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Nursing

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 9:13:43 AM