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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.
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