Spring 2018


NGR 6210 


Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner I

This course introduces Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students in the AGACNP program to the foundational concepts in acute and critical care patient management. The course provides the foundation to provide advanced practice nursing care to critically ill individuals in acute care settings. Content includes Introduction to the AGACNP Role, Management of the Airway and Mechanical Ventilation, Cardiovascular & Hemodynamic Monitoring, Management of Invasive Lines, Management of Pleural Effusion, and Evaluation of Neurologic and Hematologic Diagnostics.



NGR 6172

Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice

Comprehensive study of medications used in the promotion and maintenance of health across the life span. Examination of the implications for advanced nursing practice. This course introduces students to the concepts of advanced pharmacological concepts across the lifespan.

WWW; Live Sessions Throughout the Semester (UT 650A)


NGR 6215L

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum

Emphasis of this clinical course is on refinement of advanced clinical skills in acute and critical care settings. In consultation with clinical preceptors, students will practice advanced health assessment, formulate differential diagnoses, and develop and implement treatment plans based upon current scientific rationale, evidence-based practice guidelines and standards of care. The focus of this course is on complex and commonly occurring health care problems in acutely and critically ill adults.

WWW; Live Sessions 3/8 and 4/12: 0900-1600 (UT 602)


NUR 4904H/4971H

Directed Honors Readings/Research

Undergraduate students enolled in the Honors in the Major (HIM) project work on an honors thesis or project directed by expert nursing Faculty.

Independent Study

NGR 7912

Doctor of Nursing Practice Project II

Students enrolled in the last remaining semesters of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program complete an original research-based clinical project and complete the Doctoral Thesis while completing a clinical immersion in specialty practice designed to improve clinical outcomes of patients.

Independent Study