Summer 2018


NGR 6211L 


Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner II Clinical

This clinical course immerses the MSN, Professional Certificate, and DNP Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner student in the acute care setting. Students learn principles of acute care management working with a physician or nurse practitioner preceptor in the delivery of acute care in a hospital within the Central Florida region. Goals of the clinical rotation include understanding of the role of the AGACNP in hospital admission, care planning, transitions care, and discharge from the acute to subacute or home setting.

Hospitals and Clinical Facilities Throughout Central Florida






NGR 6175

Critical Care Pharmacology

Provides a general overview of the pharmacologic agents unique to the care of the critically ill and medically-complex unstable adult-gerontology client. Augments the foundation of evidence-based pharmacology knowledge of graduate nursing students and applys this knowledge to the care of the acute and critically ill adult-gerontology client. Topics include manahement of fluids, electrolytes, and minerals; diuretics and anti-hypertensives; sedatives, muslce relaxants, anti-epileptics, and neuropharmacologic/ psychiatric agents; neuromuscular blocking agents; anti-infectives; analgesics, acute, and chronic pain management; pulmonary medications; hormonal regimens and therapies; enteral and parenteral nutrition; antacids, prokinetics, proton punp inhibitors, antiemetics, and H2 modulators, vasoactive therapies; anticoagulants and thrombolytics; and hematologic agents.





NGR 7673

Epidemiology Principles in Advanced Practice Nursing

This course introduces Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students to epidemiological science. Topics covered include the historic and foundational components of epidemiology, management of public health aggregate data, calculating measures of risk, displaying public health data, public health surveillance, and investigation of an outbreak. The culminating project for the course is the completion of a comprehensive case management project detailing the appropriate process in investigating and managing an institutional or public health outbreak.




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 7913

Doctor of Nursing Practice Project III

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