Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Master of Science in Nursing
Curriculum


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

Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Direct Care
Credits
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Disease 3
NU 640 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making for Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurse I 3
NU 641 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making for Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurse II 3
NU 642 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making for Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurse III 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment in Clinical Decision Making 3

Nurse Practitioner Full-Time Curriculum

SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 560  Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Diseases 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment in Clinical Decision Making 3
Total 9
FALL SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 603 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice I 3
NU 625 Epidemiology 3
NU 640 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
             Practice Nurse 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 641 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
             Advanced Practice Nurse II
3
Total 9
SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal & Ethical Dimensions of Care 3
NU 642 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
             Advanced Practice Nurse III
3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing
3
Total 9
Total Credits
36

Nurse Practitioner 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
FALL SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 603 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice I 3
Total
6
SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 604 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
Total
6
SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal & Ethical Dimensions of Care 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision Making 3
Total 6
FALL SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 640 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
             Practice Nurse I
3
SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 641 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
             Practice Nurse II
3
SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 642 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
             Practice Nurse III
3
Total Credits 36

Clinical Nursing Specialist Full-Time Curriculum

SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 560  Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Diseases 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment in Clinical Decision Making 3
Total 9
FALL SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 603 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice I 3
NU 625 Epidemiology 3
NU 640 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
             Practice Nurse 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 641 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
             Practice Nurse II
3
Total 9
SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal & Ethical Dimensions of Care 3
NU 642 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
            Practice Nurse III
3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Practice Nursing 3
Total 9
Total Credits 36

Clinical Nursing Specialist 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 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 603 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice I 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 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision Making 3
Total 6
FALL SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 640 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
             Practice Nurse I
3
SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 641 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
             Practice Nurse II
3
SUMMER SEMESTER CREDITS
NU 642 Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making For Pediatric Advanced
             Practice Nurse III
3
Total Credits 36