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Pediatric nurse practitioner

Admission to this concentration has been suspended for 2013-14.

Below is a sample curriculum.

Core courses Credits
IDDS 600 Interdisciplinary Studies in Developmental Disabilities: Teamwork in Serving Persons with Developmental Disabilities 3
NURS 501 Advanced Professionalization I 1
NURS 502 Advanced Nursing Practice: Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NURS 503 Advanced Nursing Practice: Psychosocial 3
NURS 504 Advanced Nursing Practice: The Biological Basis of Health and Illness Across the Lifespan 3
NURS 508 Advanced Nursing Practice: Systems 3
NURS 511 Health Assessment for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
NURS 512 Advanced Nurse Science 3
NURS 601 Advanced Professionalization II 1
   
Child health nursing concentration
NURS 633 Common Health Problems of Women 1
NURS 647 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Children 3
NURS 648 Management of Acute Problems of Children and Adolescents 3
NURS 649 Children with Special Health Care Needs 3
NURS 650 Child Behavior and Mental Health 2
IDDS 600 Interdisciplinary Teamwork 3
   
Concentration practicum courses
(varies by concentration)
NURS 672 Child Practicum I 1-3
NURS 673 Child Practicum II 1-3
NURS 674 Child Practicum III 1-4
NURS 671 Practicum in Pediatric Behavioral and Mental Health 1