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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

MSN Family/Individual Across the Lifespan

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 will be eligible to take the Family Nurse Practitioner certification exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

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 Session
NUR 551 Advanced Health and Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan (3 credits, 56 clock 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 - Women and Families(3 credits; 14 weeks)
NUR 601 Clinical Practicum Primary Care of the Family and Individual Across the Lifespan I - Women and Families(2 credits; 112 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)

 

 

 


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