2018-2019 Graduate Catalog


Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), MSN

Requirements

The 38 hour curriculum comprises 29 hours of didactic coursework and 9 hours of clinical practicum. The CNS program offers Adult-Gerontology or Pediatric focus.

Required Coursework

NURS 50003Advanced Pathophysiology

3

NURS 50013Advanced Health Assessment

3

NURS 50022Advanced Practice Roles

2

NURS 50053Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

3

NURS 60013Health Care Policy, Law and Ethics

3

NURS 60043Advanced Nursing Research and Theory

3

NURS 60443Financial Concepts in Health Care

3

NCNS 60412Advanced Care of Adult-Gerontology Populations

2

OR

NCNS 60712Advanced Care of Pediatric Populations

2

NCNS 60492Advanced Care of Adult-Gerontology Populations Practicum

2

OR

NCNS 60782Advanced Care of Pediatric Populations Practicum

2

NCNS 60512The CNS and Professional Practice

2

NCNS 60582The CNS and Professional Practice Practicum

2

NCNS 60612The CNS and Systems Leadership

2

NCNS 60682The CNS and Systems Leadership Practicum

2

NCNS 60713Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Adult-Gerontology Patient

3

OR

NCNS 60723Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Pediatric Patient

3

NCNS 60783Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Adult-Gerontology Patient Practicum

3

OR

NCNS 60793Diagnostic Reasoning and Advanced Patient Management of the Pediatric Patient Practicum

3