Global Public Health Nursing (GPHN)

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Global Public Health Nursing

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In choosing the global public health nursing area of focus (offered fully online), you will gain the expertise to provide population-based care domestically and around the world. The emphasis offers you advanced knowledge and skills based on world health problems and issues, environmental health, community development, societal structure, and policy development. Also, an emphasis is placed on using nursing as ministry through congregational health care and professional programs to address global health issues. Graduates completing the global health ministries track will be eligible to sit for the Advanced Public Health Nurse—Board Certified ANCC certification exam. 

Are you already a master's-level nurse?  Consider Cedarville University's Graduate Certificate in Global Public Health Nursing.

Completion Plans

Two-Year GPHN »  Three-Year GPHN »  Three-Year GPHN with NE cert. » 

Two-Year GPHN Study Plan

Year Semester Course Number Course Name (credits) Length
1 Fall NSG-6050 Professional Role Development and Health Care Leadership (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6060 Healthcare Economics and Policy (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6155 Physiology, Patho, and Genomics (2) 14 weeks
Spring NSG-6070 Principles of Evidence Based Practice (3) 14 weeks
NSG-6165 Advanced Pharmacology (2) 14 weeks
NSG-6175 Advanced Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (2) 14 weeks
Summer BTGS-6100 Biblical and Theological Foundations for Graduate Study (6) 7 weeks
NSG-6080 Biblical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3) 7 weeks
2 Fall NSG-6200 Phiolosophy and Theology of Health Healing and Illness (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6210 Global Health and Vulnerable Populations (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6210 GPHN Practicum (3)
(200 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
Spring NSG-6220
Epidemiology (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6230 Population Based Health Care Management (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6395 Applied Scholarship in Practice for GPHN (2)
(200 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
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Three-Year GPHN Study Plan

Year Semester Course Number Course Name (credits) Length
1 Fall NSG-6050 Professional Role Development and Health Care Leadership (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6060 Healthcare Economics and Policy (3) 7 weeks
Spring NSG-6070 Principles of Evidence Based Practice (3) 14 weeks
NSG-6200 Philosophy and Theology of Health Healing and Illness (3) 7 weeks
Summer BTGS-6100 Biblical and Theological Foundations for Graduate Study (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6080 Biblical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3) 7 weeks
2 Fall NSG-6150 Physiology, Patho, and Genomics (2) 14 weeks
NSG-6210 Global Health and Vulnerable Populations (3) 7 weeks
Spring NSG-6160 Advanced Pharmacology (2) 14 weeks
NSG-6170 Advanced Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (2) 14 weeks
Summer NSG-6220 Epidemiology (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6230 Population Based Health Care Management (3) 7 weeks
3 Fall NSG-6280 GPHN Practicum (2)
(200 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
Spring NSG-6295 Applied Scholarship for Practice in GPHN (2)
(200 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
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Three-Year MSN-GPHN with NE certificate Study Plan

Year Semester Course Number Course Name (credits) Length
1 Fall NSG-6050 Professional Role Development and Health Care Leadership (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6060 Healthcare Economics and Policy (3) 7 weeks
Spring NSG-6070 Principles of Evidence Based Practice (3) 14 weeks
NSG-6155 Physiology, Patho, and Genomics (2) 14 weeks
Summer BTGS 6100 Biblical and Theological Foundations for Graduate Study (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6175 Advanced Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (2) 14 weeks
2 Fall NSG-6400 Foundations of Education (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6210 Global Health and Vulnerable Populations (3)
(100 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
Spring NSG-6420 Curriculum Design and Development for Nurse Educators (3)
(25 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
NSG-6230 Population Based Health Care Management (3) 7 weeks
Summer NSG-6165 Advanced Pharmacology (2) 14 weeks
BTGS 6080 Biblical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (2) 7 weeks
3 Fall NSG-6200 Philosophy and Theology of Health, Healing, and Illness (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6410 Teaching and Learning Strategies for Nurse Educators (3)
(50 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
Spring NSG-6220 Epidemiology (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6430 Assessment and Evaluation for Nurse Educators (3)
(25 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
NSG-6280 GPHN Practicum (3)
(200 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
Summer NSG-6395 Applied Scholarship in Practice for GPHN (3)
(200 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
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