CurriculumRN to MSN Bridge Program—Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
In addition to online coursework, the bridge program requires students to attend four residencies, generally 1-3 days in length, in addition to the mandatory orientation, during their respective tenure in the program. These residencies include: new student orientation, MSN orientation, third residency and final residency in May that coincides with graduation.
Bridge Year One
|NUR 250||Chemistry of Nutrition||3|
|NUR 410||Professional Role Development||3|
|NUR 245||Health Assessment (45 clinical hours)||4|
|NUR 426||Community Health Nursing (45 clinical hours)||4|
|NUR 330||Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Technologies||3|
|NUR 350||Scholarly Inquiry||3|
|TOTAL BRIDGE S.H.
MSN Year Two*
|MSN: SEMESTER ONE|
|NUR 701||Professional Role Development for Advanced Practice Nursing||3|
|NUR 706||Advanced Pathophysiology||3|
|MSN: SEMESTER TWO|
|NUR 707||Advanced Pharmacology||3|
|NUR 702||Human Diversity, Social, and Policy Issues||3|
|MSN: SEMESTER THREE|
|NUR 703||Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan (90 clinical hours)||4|
|NUR 801||Survey of Telemedicine
|MSN: SEMESTER FOUR|
|NUR 810||Family Primary Care II (Adult) (180-clinical hours)||6|
|MSN: SEMESTER FIVE|
|NUR 809||Family Primary Care I (OBGYN & Pedi) (180-clinical hours)||6|
|NUR 816||Scholarship for Advanced Nursing: Building an Evidence-Based Practice||3|
|MSN: SEMESTER SIX|
|NUR 811||Family Primary Care III (Geri) (180-clinical hours)||6|
|NUR 823||Translating and Integrating Scholarship Practicum||3|
Total Credits for ADN to MSN Bridge Program 62
In addition to coursework, the FNP MSN program requires students to attend three on-campus residencies, generally which are 1-3 days in length. These residencies include: a new student orientation, a second-year residency that takes place prior to entering the 800 level clinical courses, and a final residency that coincides with the student's graduation.
*Taking two courses per semester (year-round), the ADN to MSN Bridge program can be completed in three years.