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McNeese State University
College of Nursing


Office Location:
4205 Ryan Street Hardtner Hall

Mailing Address:
Box 90415
Lake Charles, LA 70609-0415
Phone:(337) 475-5820

Undergraduate Program:
800.622.3352 ext 5821
337.475.5821
E-mail: Dena Bumgarden,
Administrative Assistant


MSN Program:
800.622.3352 ext 5753
337.475.5753
E-mail:
Stephenie Lavoi,
Administrative Assistant

Family Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

Family Nurse Practitioner Curriculum


Semester 1
Course Number Course title Credit/clock hrs
500/600 Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing 3
504/604 Issues in Advanced Nursing 3
518/618 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice 3
TOTAL CREDIT/CLOCK HRS 9
Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Credit/Clock Hrs
502/602 Generating Evidence for Nursing Practice 3
506/606 Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning Practicum 1/60
516/616 Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning for Advanced Nursing 3
517/617 Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice 3
TOTAL CREDIT/CLOCK HRS 10/60
Semester 3
Course Number Course Title Credit/Clock Hrs
509/609 Population Based Primary Care 3
582/682 Advanced Practice Nursing:  Family I 5/240
*595/695 Focused Scholarly Project 3
OR
*599/699 Thesis 3
TOTAL CREDIT/CLOCK HRS 13/120
Semester 4
Course Number Course Title Credit/Clock Hrs
583/683 Advanced Practice Nursing: Family II 5/240
*599/699 Thesis 3
TOTAL CREDIT/CLOCK HRS 8/240
Semester 5
Course Number Course Title Credit/Clock Hrs
584/684 Advanced Practice Nursing:  Family III 5/240
TOTAL CREDIT/CLOCK HRS 5/240
Curriculum Totals
TOTAL CURRICULUM CREDIT HOURS 40-43
TOTAL CURRICULUM CLINICAL/CLOCK HOURS 720

Semester 1 and Semester 2 courses are pre-requisites for all clinical courses (N582/682, N583/683, & N584/684).  N509/609 may be taken concurrently with N682.
**All students must complete either Thesis (N599/699) OR Focused Scholarly Project (N595/695). Students who elect to enroll in Thesis will earn a total of 6 credits. Students who elect to enroll in Focused Scholarly Project will earn a total of 3 credits.

Revised 3.8.07; 3.22.10; 2.11.11; 10.11.12 ICMSN Curriculum Committee