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CONTACT:
School of Adult and Graduate Education
Blaney Hall 105
sage@cedarcrest.edu
610-740-3770

Graduate Nursing Programs
Sharon Melincavage
Director of the Graduate Nursing Program
smmelinc@cedarcrest.edu
610-606-4471 Ext 3342

BSN to DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program
Stephanie B. Woodruff, DNP, MSN, CRNA
Program Director
Associate Professor
stephanie.woodruff@cedarcrest.edu

Nursing Students

BSN-DNP Family/Individual Across the Lifespan

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is a practice-focused doctoral program in nursing that awards both the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree and the terminal professional degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) upon graduation.  The DNP prepares expert nurse clinicians and executive leaders for the highest level of practice to improve health outcomes for individuals and populations.  Graduates will be employed in primary care settings, hospitals and other acute care settings, public health agencies, and schools of nursing.

Year 1

Fall Semester
NUR 510 Conceptual & Theoretical Foundations for Nursing (3 credits; 7 weeks)
NUR 512 Research for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice    (3 credits; 7 weeks)

Spring Semester
NUR 516 Issues and Trends Relevant to Nursing (3 credits; 7 weeks)
NUR 550 Physiology and Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing Across the Lifespan (3 credits; 14 weeks)

Summer Semester
NUR 551 Advanced Health and Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan (3 credits, 56 clinical hours; 14 weeks)
NUR 520 Vulnerable Populations: Nursing Perspectives (3 credits; 7 weeks)

Year 2

Fall Semester
NUR 514 Informatics & Technology in Nursing (3 credits; 7 weeks)
NUR 552 Pharmacological Principles of Clinical Therapeutics Across the Lifespan  (3 credits; 14 weeks)

Spring Semester
NUR 600 Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan I (3 credits; 14 weeks)
NUR 601 Clinical Practicum Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan I (2 credits;  112 clock hours; 14 weeks)

Summer Session
NUR 602  Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan II- Infants, Children & Adolescents (3 credits; 12 weeks)
NUR 603 Clinical Practicum Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan II- Infants, Children & Adolescents (2 credits, 112 clock hours, 12 weeks)

Year 3

Fall Semester   
NUR 604 Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan III- Adults and Older Adults (3 credits, 14 weeks)
NUR 605 Clinical Practicum Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan III- Adults and Older Adults (4 credits, 224 clock hours; 14 weeks)

Spring Semester
NUR 606 Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan IV- Adults and Older Adults (3 credits, 14 weeks)
NUR 607 Clinical Practicum Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan IV- Adults and Older Adults (5 credits, 280 clock hours; 14 weeks)

Year 4

Fall Semester
NUR 801 Methods for Scholarly Inquiry (3 credits, 14 weeks)
NUR 802 Biostatistics for Evidence-based Practice (3 credits, 14 weeks)

Spring Semester
NUR 803 Theories of Leadership & Organization (3 credits, 14 weeks)
NUR 804 Health Policy, Economics & Finance (3 credits, 14 weeks)

Year 5

Fall Semester
NUR 805 Foundation for Transformation: Translating Evidence into Practice (3 credits, 14 weeks)
NUR 806 Evaluation Methods for Safety & Quality Improvement (3 credits, 14 weeks)

Spring Semester
NUR 850 DNP Leadership Practicum I (4 credits:1 credit didactic, 3 credits clinical, 168 clock hours; 14 weeks)

Year 6

Fall Semester
NUR 851 DNP Leadership Practicum II (4 credits:1 credit didactic, 3 credits clinical, 168 clock hours; 14 weeks)

Spring Semester
NUR 852 DNP Project (2 credits, 14 weeks)

Summer Semester (if needed)
NUR 853 DNP Project (1 credit, 12 weeks)

 

 

 

 


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