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Online Nursing Masters Curriculum

FNP Skills Residency – Immersion Weekend

After completing NUR 611 Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning and prior to commencing the practicum, students in the FNP program will be required to attend a 3-day (Fri - Sun), in person, immersion experience on the Utica College campus. This FNP skills residency will provide the student with

  • :: an observed, hands-on experience conducting a comprehensive history and physical exam in a simulated clinical setting prior to commencing community practicums.
  • :: lecture and hands-on lab experiences focusing on these topics: CXR interpretation, gender examinations, suturing, orthopedic splinting and advanced oto/ophthalmic assessments.
  • :: an opportunity to meet with the practicum coordination team to assist in planning practicum experiences.

Sample Plans of Study

These are sample plans of study. Please check with your Success Coach for your individualized plan of study.

 

Core Course Requirements for All Programs (17 credit hours)Credit Hours
NUR 588Organizational Leadership & Role Development of the Advanced Practice Nurse3
NUR 603Quality Improvement & Safety in Health Care3
NUR 608Epidemiology & Population Health3
NUR 613Health Policy & Advocacy2
NUR 609Nursing Research & Evidenced Based Practice3
NUR 614Statistical Analysis & Scholarly Inquiry3
   
Family Nurse Practitioner Courses (Core + 31 credit hours)Credit Hours
   
NUR 604Advanced Pathophysiology3
NUR 615Advanced Pharmacology I3
NUR 611Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning I3
NUR 995FNP Skills Residency- Immersion weekend0
NUR 616Advanced Pharmacology II2
NUR 612Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning II2
NUR 621Health Promotion & Primary Care I5
NUR 622Health Promotion & Primary Care II5
NUR 625Health Promotion & Primary Care III6
NUR 634NP Culminating Seminar2
   
Nursing Education Courses (Core + 25 credit hours)Credit Hours
   
NUR 604Advanced Pathophysiology3
NUR 615Advanced Pharmacology I3
NUR 611Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning I3
NUR 607Curriculum Development & Implementation3
NUR 617Advanced Instructional Design & Teaching with Technology4
NUR 618Test Construction & Analysis3
NUR 623Assessment & Evaluation in Nursing Education3
NUR 624Teaching Learning Practicum3
   
Nursing Leadership Courses (Core + 18 credit hours)Credit Hours
   
NUR 633Health Care Finance & Budgeting3
NUR 627Organizational Theory & Human Relations Management3
NUR 628Innovative Leadership in Health Care3
NUR 631Nursing Leadership Theory & Practice I3
NUR 632Nursing Leadership Theory & Practice II3
NUR 637Mediation, Conflict Resolution & Negotiation3