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Family Nurse Practitioner Degree Requirements

The courses required by the Family Nurse Practioner program track are offered in an online format, with clinical experiences supervised by preceptors and conducted in local settings approved by Wilson School of Nursing and Midwestern State University. Some courses require on-campus sessions which are mandatory and at the student's expense.



Degree Requirements

 

Graduate Nursing Core (21 hours)

  • NURS 5023 Research in Nursing
  • NURS 5043 Pathological Processes for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NURS 5103 Theoretical Foundations in Nursing
  • NURS 5112/11 Health Assessment for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NURS 5123 Population Health in Graduate Nursing*
  • NURS 5133 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
  • NURS 5283 Role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner

 

Clinical Major Courses - Family Nurse Practitioner Option (18 hours)

  • NURS 5101 Diagnostic Studies/Ambulatory Procedures
  • NURS 5166 Advanced Practice Across the Lifespan*
  • NURS 5182 Advanced Practicum I*
  • NURS 5184 Advanced Practicum I Clinical*
  • NURS 5371 Advanced Practicum II*
  • NURS 5374 Advanced Practicum II Clinical*

 

Capstone Courses (9 hours)

  • NURS 6843 Evidence Based Project I
  • NURS 6853 Evidence Based Project II
  • NURS 6863 Evidence Based Project III



Total Hours: 48

* Course changes effective Fall 2017 semester

Complete course descriptions are available in the online catalog (graduate).