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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 Nurse Administrator,
Nurse Educator and Nurse Practitioner Programs
smmelinc@cedarcrest.edu
Ext 3342

Stephanie B. Woodruff
Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program
stephanie.woodruff@cedarcrest.edu
Ext. 4485

Nursing Students

MSN Family/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner

The focus of the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) specialty at Cedar Crest College is on primary care.  The FNP track prepares graduates to function as clinical experts who provide high quality, holistic healthcare approach to care of individuals and families in a primary care setting.  Graduates are eligible for national certification.

Year 1

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

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

Summer Session
MSN 551 Advanced Health and Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan (3 credits [2 credits didactic, 1 credit online lab; (56 clock hours)]; 14 weeks)
MSN 520 Vulnerable Populations: Nursing Perspectives (3 credits; 7 weeks)

Year 2

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

Spring Semester
MSN 600 Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan I - Women and Families (3 credits; 14 weeks)
MSN 601 Clinical Practicum Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan I - Women and Families (2 credits [112 clock hours]; 14 weeks)

Summer Session
MSN 602  Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan II- Infants, Children & Adolescents (3 credits; 12 weeks)
MSN 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   
MSN 604 Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan III- Adults and Older Adults (3 credits; 14 weeks)
MSN 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
MSN 606 Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan IV- Adults and Older Adults (3 credits; 14 weeks)
MSN 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)

 

 

 


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