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The University of Texas at Tyler

2010-12

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner The Family Nurse Practitioner Track prepares the graduate for advanced clinical practice roles within the population foci: FNP (Family/individual Across the Lifespan). The graduate develops expertise as a primary care provider with advanced practice skills in the assessment and management of health needs as well as in patient education, consultant and researcher roles. The Family Nurse Practitioner degree option is 48 semester credit hours in length. Although not totally online, 30 of these hours are offered online with the remainder 18 hours of clinical courses offered in a web-enhanced format requiring some class time on the Tyler campus.

Recommended 3-Year Curriculum st

GRADUATE 1 YEAR Fall Semester NURS 5312 NURS 5317

Credit Hours Nursing Theory 3 Grad Stats for Health Providers 3 Total Semester Hours

Summer Semester _____ _____ Role Area Elective _____ _____ Role Area Elective Total Semester Hours

Spring Semester Credit Hours NURS 5308 Contemporary Nursing Ethics 3 NURS 5320 Research Design 3

6

Total Semester Hours

6

Credit Hours 3 3 6

GRADUATE 2nd YEAR Fall Semester NURS 5350 NURS 5354

Credit Hours Advanced Pathophysiology 3 Adv Nurs Pharmacotherapeutics 3 Total Semester Hours

Spring Semester Credit Hours NURS 5352 Advanced Health Assessment 3 NURS 5356 Health Promotion 3

6

Total Semester Hours

6

Summer Semester Credit Hours NURS 5111 The Adv Practice Nurse Role 1 NURS 5222 Diag. Methods and Procedures 2 Total Semester Hours

3

GRADUATE 3rd YEAR Fall Semester NURS 5364 NURS 5334

Primary Health Care I Professional Scholarship Total Semester Hours

Summer Semester NURS 5660 Practicum Total Semester Hours

Credit Hours 3 3

Spring Semester NURS 5366 Primary Health Care II

6

Total Semester Hours

Credit Hours 3 3

Credit Hours 6 6

Total hours must equal at least 48 hours NOTES: +Consult with your advisor for additional information on degree requirements and schedule planning. This is only a recommended outline. Because degree requirements do change, you should consult an advisor as well as the University Catalog, which is the only official document regarding master’s degree requirements.


UT Tyler MSN-FNP Track