Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Master of Science in Nursing
Curriculum


The following courses are in addition to the Graduate Nursing Core Curriculum.

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner DIRECT CARE  CREDITS
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Disease 3
NU 662 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Neonatal Nurse Practitioner I 3
NU 663 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Neonatal Nurse Practitioner II 3
NU 664 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Neonatal Nurse Practitioner III 3
NU 665 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision Making for the Mother and the Neonate 3
NU 667 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics for Neonatal Nurse Practitioner 3

Full-Time Curriculum

SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Diseases 3
NU 665 Comprehensive Assessment in Clinical Decision Making for Mothers and the Neonate 3
NU 667 Advance Pharmacotherapeutics for Neonatal Nurses 3
Total 9
FALL SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 603 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice I 3
NU 625 Epidemiology 3
NU 662 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making for Neonatal Nurse
Practitioner I
3
Total 9
SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 604 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice II 3
NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
NU 663 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making for Neonatal Nurse
Practitioner II
3
Total 9
SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal & Ethical Dimensions of Care 3
NU 664 Management of the Adult and Older Adult in Ambulatory Care
3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing 3
Total 9
Total Credits 36

Part-Time Curriculum

FALL SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 625 Epidemiology 3
SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Diseases 3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
Total 6
FALL SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 603 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice I 3
NU 667 Advance Pharmacotherapeutics for Neonatal Nurses 3
Total
6
SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 604 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice II 3
SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal & Ethical Dimensions of Care 3
NU 665 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision Making for Mothers and the Neonate
3
Total 6
FALL SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 662 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making for Neonatal Nurse
Practitioner I
3
SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 662 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making for Neonatal Nurse
Practitioner I
3
SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 662 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making for Neonatal Nurse
Practitioner I
3
Total Credits 36