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Nurse Educator (NE)

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Nurse Educator

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As you pursue preparation as a nurse educator, you will gain knowledge in the sciences, healthcare leadership and policy, evidence based practice, and advanced clinical practice. Graduates of the online Christian Nurse Educator program are equipped to teach in health care settings as staff educators, or in academic settings as clinical faculty members. With this degree you will be eligible to sit for the Certification for Nurse Educators (CNE) exam through the National League for Nursing. Those who add the Nurse Educator Certificate to the MSN-FNP or MSN-GPHN degrees are also eligible to sit for the CNE exam.

Completion Plans

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Two-Year NE 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) 10 weeks
Spring NSG-6070 Principles of Evidence Based Practice (3) 14 weeks
NSG-6165 Advanced Pharmacology (2) 10 weeks
NSG-6175 Advanced Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (2) 14 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-6400 Foundations of Education (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6410 Teaching and Learning Strategies for Nurse Educators (3)
(50 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
NSG-6480 Education Practicum (3)
(200 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
Spring NSG-6420
Curriculum Design and Development for Nurse Educators (3)
(25 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
NSG-6430 Assessment and Evaluation for Nurse Educators (3)
(25 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
NSG-6495 Applied Scholarship in Practice for Nurse Educators (2)
(100 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
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Three-Year NE 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) 10 weeks
Summer NSG-6165 Advanced Pharmacology (2) 10 weeks
NSG-6175 Advanced Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (2) 14 weeks
2 Fall NSG-6400 Foundations of Education (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6410 Teaching and Learning Strategies for Nurse Educators (3)
(50 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
Spring NSG-6420 Curriculum Design and Development for Nurse Educators (3)
(25 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
NSG-6430 Assessment and Evaluation for Nurse Educators (3)
(25 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
Summer BTGS 6100 Biblical and Theological Foundations for Graduate Study (3) 7 weeks
BTGS 6080 Biblical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (2) 7 weeks
3 Fall NSG-6480 Education Practicum (3)
(200 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
Spring NSG-6495
Applied Scholarship for Practice in Nursing Education (2)
(200 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
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Three-Year MSN-NE with GPHN 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) 10 weeks
Summer NSG-6165 Advanced Pharmacology (2) 10 weeks
NSG-6175 Advanced Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (2) 14 weeks
2 Fall NSG-6400 Foundations of Education (3) 7 weeks
NSG-6410 Teaching and Learning Strategies for Nurse Educators (3)
(50 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
NSG-6200 Philosophy and Theology of Health, Healing, and Illness (3) 7 weeks
Spring NSG-6420 Curriculum Design and Development for Nurse Educators (3)
(25 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
NSG-6430 Assessment and Evaluation for Nurse Educators (3)
(25 hours of Clinical)
7 weeks
NSG-6220 Epidemiology (3) 7 weeks
Summer BTGS 6100 Biblical and Theological Foundations for Graduate Study (3) 7 weeks
BTGS 6080 Biblical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (2) 7 weeks
3 Fall NSG-6480 Education Practicum (3)
(200 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
NSG-6210 Global Health and Vulnerable Populations (3)
7 weeks
Spring NSG-6495
Applied Scholarship for Practice in Nursing Education (2)
(200 hours of Clinical)
14 weeks
NSG-6230 Population Based Health Care Management (3) 7 weeks
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