Curriculum 2013—14

Global Health Ministries
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Program Prerequisites

Bible

Students must have completed a minor in Bible or have taken coursework adequate to meet the outcomes of BEGS-5110 Bible Survey for Professionals and BEGS-5120 Foundations of Biblical Theology. Students who have not met this requirement, as determined by the office of the registrar, must enroll in BEGS-5110 and/or BEGS-5120 before or concurrent with other classes during the first year and before taking NSG-5060 Spiritual Care in Advanced Nursing Practice. If you need to satisfy the Bible prerequisite, view the general study/non-degree courses or register for classes.

Nursing Research and Statistics

Students, who did not provide evidence of completing a nursing research course and a statistics course during the admission process, must satisfy the requirement before taking NSG-5050 Research for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice.

Program prerequisites may be taken at Cedarville University or at another regionally accredited institution.

Program Courses

Master of Nursing Curriculum Summary
Courses Hours
Nursing Core 14
Advanced Practice Core 9
Nursing Capstone 4
Area of Focus 15-16
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Total: 43
Global Health Ministries (GHM) Total: 42
Nursing Core (14 Hours)
Course No. Course Title Hours
NSG-5000 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice 3
NSG-5040 Professional Role Development for Advance Practice 3
NSG-5050 Research for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 3
NSG-5060 Spiritual Care in Advanced Nursing Practice 2
NSG-5070 Policies and Strategies for Health Care Delivery 3
Advanced Practice Core (9 Hours)
Course No. Course Title Hours
NSG-5010 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology 3
*NSG-5020 Advanced Health/Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning 3
NSG-5030 Advanced Pharmacology 3
*The practicum consists of 50 hours of laboratory practice. On-site laboratory practice of 50 hours is required for FNP students.
Nursing Capstone (4 Hours)
Course No. Course Title Hours
And NSG-6380 MSN Capstone I 2
NSG-6390 MSN Capstone II 2
Areas of Focus (15-16 Hours)
Course No. Course Title Hours
Students may choose either the FNP or GHM area of focus.
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) — 16 Hours
Course requirements involve 43 semester hours plus 600 clinical hours including:
*NSG-6010 Advanced Concepts in the Care of Older Adults 3
*NSG-6015 Advanced Practice in the Care of Older Adults 1
NSG-6020 Advanced Concepts in the Care of Adults 3
*NSG-6025 Advanced Practice in the Care of Adults 1
NSG-6030 Advanced Concepts in the Care of Women 3
*NSG-6035 Advanced Practice in the Care of Women 1
NSG-6040 Advanced Concepts in the Care of Children 3
*NSG-6045 Advanced Practice in the Care of Children 1
*A precepted practicum experience of 150 hours is required.
Global Health Ministries (GHM) — 15 Hours
Course requirements involve 42 semester hours plus 400 clinical hours including:
NSG-6200 Philosophy and Theology of Health, Healing, and Illness 3
NSG-6210 Global Health and Vulnerable Populations 3
NSG-6220 Epidemiology 3
NSG-6230 Population-Based Health Care Management 3
*NSG-6240 Practicum I 2
*NSG-6250 Practicum II 1
*A precepted practicum experience of 200 hours is required.