Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Doctor of Nursing Practice
Curriculum


Entry Level Nurse Anesthesia
Doctor Of Nursing Practice (DNP)

FALL SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 603 Research for Advanced Practice Nursing I 3
NU 625 Epidemiology for the Health Professions 3
NU 706 Quality Measurement and Outcomes Analysis in Healthcare
(40 hours)
3

SPRING SEMESTER

CREDITS

NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision-Making 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Disease 3
NU 568 Basic Principles of Anesthesia and Advanced Health 3
NU 600 Pharmacokinetics and Dynamics of Anesthesia Agents 3
NU 624 Chemistry and Physics Related to Anesthesia  2
NU 650 Orientation to Clinical Practice NC

SUMMER SEMESTER

CREDITS

NU 575 Pathologic Aspects of Disease II 3
NU 658 Advanced Principles of Anesthesia 3
NU 651 Clinical Practice I 3
NU 707 Leadership and Interprofessional Collaboration (40 hours)  3

FALL SEMESTER

CREDITS

NU 668 Advanced Principles of Anesthesia II 3
NU 652 Clinical Practice II 3
NU 702 Practice Inquiry: Designs, Methods, and Analyses (40 hours 3

SPRING SEMESTER

CREDITS

NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
NU 653 Clinical Practice III 3
NU 703 Theoretical Foundations for Organizational Change in Healthcare Systems (40 hours) 3
NU 704 Philosophy, Foundations, and Methods for Evidence-Based Practice (40 hours) 3

SUMMER SEMESTER

CREDITS

NU 654 Clinical Practice IV 3
NU 701 Scientific Underpinnings for Nursing Practice (40 hours) 3
NU 708 Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving the Nation’s Health (40 hours) 3

FALL SEMESTER

CREDITS

NU 655 Clinical Practice V 3
NU 709 Current Issues in Health and Social Policy: Planning, Participating, and Policymaking (40 hours) 3
NU 710 Practicum I (60 hours) 3

SPRING SEMESTER

CREDITS

NU 656 Clinical Practice VI 3
NU 705 Advanced Topics in Health Informatics (40 hours) 3
NU 711 Practicum II (60 hours)   3

SUMMER SEMESTER

CREDITS

NU 657 Clinical Practice VII 3
NU 712 Practicum III (60 hours) 3

Program Total

92