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Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University

School of Nursing

Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner Curricula

Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Professional Core Courses
NRSG 7105 Translating Research Evidence into Practice 3
NRSG 7110 Evidence Based Practice Research Application 2
NRSG 5121 Epidemiology and Population Health 3
NRSG 5118 Health Care System and Professional Development 3
Elective credit 2

Clinical Core Courses
NRSG 5126 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice 3
NRSG 6115 Health Assessment 3
NRSG 5117 Advanced Pharmacology 2

Clinical Courses
NRSG 6249 Health Promotion of Adult/Older Adult 3
NRSG 6449 Health Promotion of Adult/Older Adult Practicum 1
NRSG 6253 Primary Care of Adult/Older Adult Problems 4
NRSG 6254 Primary Care of Adult/Older Adult Complex Patients 4
NRSG 6450 Adult/Older Adult Practicum I 4
NRSG 6451 Adult/Older Adult Practicum II 4
NRSG 6222 Pharmacology of Adults and Older Adults 2
Total Credits Required 43

Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Core Courses
NRSG 7105 Translating Research Evidence into Practice 3
NRSG 7110 Evidence Based Practice Research Application 2
NRSG 5121 Epidemiology and Population Health 3
NRSG 5118 Health Care System and Professional Development 3
Total 11 sh

Clinical Core Courses
NRSG 5126 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice 3
NRSG 6115 Health Assessment 3
NRSG 5117 Adanced Pharmacology 2
NRSG 6262 Pediatric Pharmacology 2
NRSG 6222 Pharmacology of Adults and Older Adults 2
Total 12 sh

Clinical Courses
NRSG 6249 Health Promotion of Adult/Older Adult 3
NRSG 6253 Primary Care of the Adult/Older Adult Health Problems 4
NRSG 6249 Health Promotion of Adult/Older Adult 3
NRSG 6450 Adult/Older Adult Practicum 1 4
NRSG 6266 Family Theory and Primary Care in the Childbearing Years 4
NRSG 6264 Care of Well Children/Adolescent Health Promotion 4
NRSG 6265 Care of Children/Adolescent Health Problems 4
NRSG 6255 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum 1 3
NRSG 6256 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum 2 3
NRSG 6257 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum 3 3
Total 33 sh

Total Credits Required 56
Total Clinical Hours 780

Certified Nurse Practitioners Master's Completion Program

Curriculum Plan
The suggested curriculum plan for part-time study is:

Required Courses SH
NRSG 5118 Health Care Systems and Professional Role Development 3
NRSG 5121 Epidemiology and Population Health 3
NRSG 7105 Translating Research Evidence into Practice 3
NRSG 7110 Evidence Based Practice Research Application 2
NRSG 5126 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice 3
NRSG 5117 Advanced Pharmacology 2
NRSG Synthesis Specialization Practicum 3
NRSGS 6222 Pharmacology of Adults and Older Adults 2
Select one of the following NRSG 6222, 6232, 6242 or 6262
Course work 20
Transfer Credit 12
Advanced Standing 12

Total Semester Hours for MS Degree in Nursing 43

CAGS Primary Care Adult NP Specialization

NRSG 6222 Pharmacology of Adults and Older Adults 2
NRSG 6249 Health Promotion of Adult/Older Adult 3
NRSG 6253 Primary Care of Adult/Older Adult Problems 4
NRSG 6254 Primary Care of Adult/Older Adult Complex Patients 4
NRSG 6449 Health Promotion of Adult/Older Adult Practicum 1
NRSG 6450 Adult/Older Adult Practicum 1 4
NRSG 6451 Adult/Older Adult Practicum 2 4
Elective 2
Total Course Semester Hours 24

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

CAGS Primary Care Family NP Specialization

NRSG 6262 Pediatric Pharmacology 2
NRSG 6222 Pharmacology of Adults and Older Adults 2
NRSG 6249 Health Promotion of Adult/Older Adult 3
NRSG 6253 Primary Care of Adult/Older Adult Problems 4
NRSG 6266 Family Theory & Primary Care in the Childbearing Years 4
NRSG 6249 Health Promotion of Adult/Older Adult Practicum 1
NRSG 6264 Care of Well Child/Adolescent Health Promotion 4
NRSG 6265 Care of Child/Adolescent Health Problems 4
NRSG 6450 Adult/Older Adult Practicum 1 4
NRSG 6255 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum 1 3
NRSG 6256 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum 2 3
NRSG 6257 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum 3 3
Total Course Semester Hours 37

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

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