The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program and Post-Master’s Certificate Track reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate. This Catalog does not establish a contractual relationship between Midwestern University and students. 

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program

Total Credits:  72

Post-Master’s Certificate/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track

Total Credits:  35

Please refer to the Curriculum Map in Year 2 of the Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program, with the exception of Fall quarter. Post-Master's Certificate students will take the following courses in the Fall quarter:

  • GRNSG 500 The Professional Role of Advanced Practice Nurses and Nurse Leaders (2 credits)
  • APRNG 513 Adolescence to Gerontology: Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Medical Challenges (3 credits)             
  • APRNG 600 Sociological, Political, and Economical Perspectives in Aging (3 credits)
  • APRNG 601 Advanced Specialty – Procedures and Skills for Primary Care (Mandatory 3-Day Campus Intensive) (2 credits)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Year 1 38
Fall Quarter
APRNG 500 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology I Credits: 3
GRNSG 500 The Professional Role of Advanced Practice Nurses and Nurse Leaders Credits: 2
GRNSG 501 Epidemiology and Biostatistics in Nursing Practice I Credits: 2
GRNSG 503 Principles of Human Resources, Law, and Ethics Credits: 3
Total 10
Winter Quarter
APRNG 501 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology II Credits: 3
GRNSG 502 Epidemiology and Biostatistics in Nursing Practice II Credits: 2
GRNSG 504 Finance and Healthcare Policy Credits: 3
Total 8
Spring Quarter
APRNG 502 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses I Credits: 3
APRNG 504 Advanced Health Assessment I Credits: 3
APRNG 505 Advanced Health Assessment II with Diagnostic Reasoning (3-Day Campus Intensive) Credits: 2
GRNSG 505 Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Credits: 3
Total 11
Summer Quarter
APRNG 503 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses II Credits: 2
GRNSG 506 Leadership, Communication, and Interprofessional Collaboration Credits: 3
DRNPG 1500 Quality Improvement Initiatives and Evidence-Based Practice Credits: 4
Total 9
Year 2 34
Fall Quarter
APRNG 600 Sociological, Political, and Economical Perspectives in Aging Credits: 3
APRNG 601 Advanced Specialty – Procedures and Skills for Primary Care (Mandatory 3-Day Campus Intensive) Credits: 2
DRNPG 1501 Organizational Leadership Credits: 4
Total 9
Winter Quarter
APRNG 602 Primary Health Care: Adult Gerontology I (didactic) Credits: 3
APRNG 603 Primary Health Care: Adult Gerontology I (practicum = 160 hours) Credits: 4
Total 7
Spring Quarter
APRNG 604 Primary Health Care: Adult Gerontology II (didactic) Credits: 3
APRNG 605 Primary Health Care: Adult Gerontology II (practicum = 240 hours) Credits: 6
Total 9
Summer Quarter
APRNG 606 Primary Health Care: Adult Gerontology III (didactic) Credits: 3
APRNG 607 Primary Health Care: Adult Gerontology III (practicum = 240 hours) Credits: 6
Total 9

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