RN to MSN Online Program - Family Nurse Practitioner

RN to MSN Curriculum

A focused program designed to build skills and confidence.

West Coast University's online RN to MSN nursing courses help provide online students with the knowledge and professional nursing skills necessary to assist patients and clients toward an optimal level of health.

The Master of Science in Nursing online curriculum integrates critical thinking, decision-making, leadership and management techniques with moral, ethical and legal principles associated with providing outstanding care in a clinical setting.

Course Number

Course Title

Course Credit

Year 1, Trimester 1 - RN to MSN Curriculum

Term I

PATH370

Pathophysiology

3

LDR432

Principles of Leadership for Healthcare Organizations

3

Term II

MATH211

Statistics

3

NURS340-A

Public Health Nursing

1.5

Year 1, Trimester 2 - RN to MSN Curriculum

Term I

NURS500

Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice

3

NURS340-B

Public Health Nursing

1.5

Term II

NURS510

Policy, Organization, and Financing of Health Care

3

NURS495L-A

Community Practice Experience

1.5

Year 1, Trimester 3 - RN to MSN Curriculum

Term I

NURS521

Ethics in Healthcare

3

NURS495L-B

Community Practice Experience

1.5
Term II

NURS535

Principles of Teaching and Learning

3

Year 2, Trimester 1 - RN to MSN Curriculum

Term I
NURS561

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

3

Term II
NURS540

Research Utilization

3

Year 2, Trimester 2 - RN to MSN Curriculum

Term I
NURS530A

Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology

1.5

NURS676A

Advanced Pharmacology - FNP

1.5

Term II
NURS530B

Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology

1.5

NURS676B

Advanced Pharmacology - FNP 

1.5

Year 2, Trimester 3 - RN to MSN Curriculum

Term I
NURS680A

Advanced Health/Physical Assessment - FNP

1.5

NURS601A

FNP Bridge

1.5

Term II
NURS680B

Advanced Health/Physical Assessment  - FNP

1.5

NURS601B

FNP Bridge

1.5

Year 3, Trimester 1 - RN to MSN Curriculum

Term I
NURS663A

Primary Care Adult and Geriatric Patient: Theory

1.5

NURS663L-A

Primary Care Adult and Geriatric Patient: Practicum

1.5

Term II
NURS663B

Primary Care Adult and Geriatric Patient: Theory

1.5

NURS663L-B

Primary Care Adult and Geriatric Patient: Practicum

1.5

Year 3, Trimester 2 - RN to MSN Curriculum

Term I
NURS660

Advanced Practice Nursing Role

1

NURS664A

Primary Care Women's Health Theory

1

NURS664L-A

Primary Care Women's Health: Practicum

1

Term II
NURS664B

Primary Care Women's Health Theory

1

NURS664L-B

Primary Care Women's Health Practicum

 1

Year 3, Trimester 3 - RN to MSN Curriculum

Term I
NURS662A

Primary Care Pediatric Patient: Theory

1

NURS662L-A

Primary Care Pediatric Patient: Practicum

1

NURS665A

Care Management and Coordination Theory

1

Term II
NURS662B

Primary Care Pediatric Patient: Theory

1

NURS662L-B

Primary Care Pediatric Patient: Practicum

1

NURS665B

Care Management and Coordination Theory

1

Year 4, Trimester 1 - RN to MSN Curriculum

Term I
NURS691A

Culminating Experience I

1.5

NURS668L-A

Advanced Health Care Residency

1.5

Term II
NURS691B

Culminating Experience II

 1.5

NURS668L-B

Advanced Health Care Residency

1.5

  

 

Total Credits: 68