Neonatal NP Curriculum

**Neonatal specialty requires a minimum of two years of work experience in a Level III or Level IV NICU prior to taking neonatal clinical courses.

BSN-DNP Full-time Program of Study

76 Credits Effective for Fall 2020 admits

Year 1 - Fall

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 605

Theoretical Applications for Practice

3

NURS 657

Health Promotion & Disease Prevention

3

NURS 743

Epidemiology

3

Year 1 - Spring

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 745

Health Information Technology

3

NURS 607

Foundational Concepts of EBP

3

NURS 741

Health Promotion & Disease Prevention

4

Year 1 - Summer

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 786

Human Embryology and Genetics

3

NURS 725

Leadership & Health Policy for the Doctorally Prepared Nurse

3

Year 2 - Fall

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 791

Statistics, Clinical Doctorate Nursing

3

NURS 744

Synthesis & Evaluation of EBP

3

NURS 785

Neonatal Advanced Health Assessment

3

Year 2 - Spring

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 746

Program Development & Evaluation

3

NURS 763

Neonatal Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology I

3

NURS 784

Neonatal Advanced Pharmacology

3

NURS 764

Neonatal Diagnostic Reasoning I

1

Year 2 - Summer

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 747

Finance Management in Health Care Delivery

2

NURS 765

Neonatal Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology II

3

NURS 761

Pediatric & Adolescent Well Child Theory

2

Year 3 - Fall

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 750

DNP Project I

3

NURS 749

The Business of Healthcare

3

NURS 767

Neonatal Residency I

3

NURS 766

Neonatal Diagnostic Reasoning II

1

Year 3 - Spring

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 748

Transformational Leadership

3

NURS 751

DNP Project II

3

NURS 768

Neonatal Residency II

3

Year 3 - Summer

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 752

DNP Project III

3

NURS 769

Neonatal Residency III

3


MSN to DNP Program of Study

67 Credits

Year 1 - Fall

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
NURS 745Health Information Technology3
NURS 791Statistics for the Clinical Doctorate in Nursing3

Year 1 - Spring

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
NURS 741Advanced Pathophysiology4
NURS 725Leadership & Health Policy for the Doct Prep Nurse3

Year 1 - Summer

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
NURS 786Human Embryology and Genetics3
NURS 785Neonatal Advanced Health Assessment 3

Year 2 - Fall

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
NURS 743Epidemiology3
NURS 744Synthesis & Evaluation of EBP3

Year 2 - Spring

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
NURS 746Program Development & Evaluation3
NURS 763Neonatal Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology I3
NURS 784Neonatal Advanced Pharmacology3
NURS 764Diagnostic Reasoning    1

Year 2 - Summer

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
NURS 747Finance Management in Health Care Delivery2
NURS 765Neonatal Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology II3
NURS 761Pediatric & Adolescent Well Child Theory2

Year 3 - Fall

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
NURS 750DNP Project I3
NURS 749The Business of Healthcare3
NURS 767Neonatal Residency I3
NURS 766Diagnostic Reasoning II1

Year 3 - Spring

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
NURS 748Transformational Leader3
NURS 751DNP Project II3
NURS 768Neonatal Residency II3

Year 3 - Summer

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
NURS 745DNP Project III  3
NURS 791Neonatal Residency III3