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Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University

School of Nursing

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

Required Courses and Semester Hours

Professional Core
NRSG 5118 Health Care Systems and Professional Role Development   3
NRSG 5121 Epidemiology and Population Health   3

Research Core
NRSG 7105 Translating Research Evidence into Practice 3
NRSG 7110 Evidence Based Practice Research Application 2

Clinical Core
NRSG 6115 Health Assessment   3
NRSG 5126 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice    3
NRSG 5117 Advanced Pharmacology 2
NRSG 6325 Pharmacotherapeutics Anesthesia 2
or
NRSG 6222 Pharmacology of Adults and Older Adults 

Acute Care Theory Courses
NRSG 6220 Nursing Management: Acute and Episodic Illness   3
NRSG 6221 Nursing Management of Critical and Chronic Illness   3
NRSG 6241 Acute Care Concepts in Nursing Practice   3

Acute Care Practicum Courses

NRSG 6420 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nursing Practicum I      2
NRSG 6421 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nursing Practicum II     4
NRSG 6422 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nursing Practicum III    4

Electives
Qualifying elective courses (see advisor for details)   3

Total Credits Required for MS: 43

Additional Courses for BSN/MS Option
NRSG 5100 Professional Development and Scientific Basis   4
NRSG 5101 Computer and Nursing Informatics    3
NRSG 5102 Public Health Nursing    4
NRSG 5103 Cultural Diversity in Nursing Practice   3
Qualifying elective courses (see advisor for details)    10

Total: 24

Total Credits Required for BSN/MS: 67

Adult and Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study


Required Courses and Semester Hours
NRSG 6220 Nursing Management: Acute and Episodic Illness   3
NRSG 6221 Nursing Mgmt. Critical & Chronic Illness      3
NRSG 6241 Acute Care Concepts     3
NRSG 6420 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nursing Practicum I      2
NRSG 6421 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nursing Practicum II     4
NRSG 6422 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nursing Practicum III    4
Electives     5

Total Credits Required for CAGS Adult and Gerontology Acute Care NP Specialization: 24

Pre-requisite courses or equivalent
NRSG 6115 Advanced Health Assessment 3
NRSG 5126 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice 3
NRSG 5117 Advanced Pharmacology 2

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Susan Gallagher
106 K Robinson Hall
Tel: 617-373-6064

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