Curriculum 2014–15

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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 from Cedarville University or from another regionally accredited institution.

Choose Your Track For More Information and Specific Curriculum:

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Global Public Health Nursing (GPHN)

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 Public Health Nursing (GPHN) 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 GPHN 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 Public Health Nursing (GPHN) — 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.