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College of Nursing


Certificate of Graduate Studies

Curriculum

 

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Projected Curriculum

  • The AGACNP CGS program is a total of 19 credits (25 for non-APRNs) and takes 5 semesters to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format 
Spring Year 1
  • NURS 702 - Pharmacological Management of Pediatric, Adult and Gerontological Patients Across the Lifespan (non-APRNs)
  • NURS 707 - Advanced Pathophysiology for Nurses (non-APRNs)
  • NURS 720 - Clinical Application of Population Analysis (APRNs only)
Summer Year 1
  • NURS 704 - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning+ (non-APRNs) 
  • NURS 718 - Diagnostic Interpretation and Therapeutic Modalities 
Fall Year 1
  • NURS 786 - Management of Acute Care Adult and Gerontological Health Problems I* 
Spring Year 2
  • NURS 787 - Management of Acute Care Adult and Gerontological Health Problems II+* 
Summer Year 2 
  • NURS 796 - Advanced Practice Practicum: AGACNP* 
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours (672 total clinical hours required)

Family Nurse Practitioner

Projected Curriculum

  • The FNP CGS program is a total of 18 credits (30 for non-APRNs) and takes 4 semesters (6 semesters for non-APRNs) to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format 
Spring Year 1
  • NURS 702 - Pharmacological Management of Pediatric, Adult and Gerontological Patients Across the Lifespan (non-APRNs) 
  • NURS 707 - Advanced Pathophysiology for Nurses (non-APRNs) 
  • NURS 706 - Primary Care Nursing of Children+ (APRNs only)
Summer Year 1
  • NURS 704 - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning+ (non-APRNs) 
  • NURS 718 - Diagnostic Interpretation and Therapeutic Modalities
  • NURS 758 - Acute Problems in Primary Care for the FNP* (APRNs only) 
Fall Year 1
  • NURS 706 - Primary Care Nursing of Children+ (non-APRNs) 
  • NURS 759 - Management of Common Chronic Health Problems for the FNP+* (APRNs only)
Spring Year 2 
  • NURS 758 - Acute Problems in Primary Care for the FNP* (non-APRNs)
  • NURS 793 - Advanced Practice Practicum for Emphasis Area: Primary Care (FNP)* (APRNs only)
Summer Year 2 
  • NURS 759 - Management of Common Chronic Health Problems for the FNP+* (non-APRNs)  
Fall Year 2 
  • NURS 793 - Advanced Practice Practicum for Emphasis Area: Primary Care (FNP)* (non-APRNs)
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours (672 total hours required)

 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Projected Curriculum

  • The PMHNP CGS program is a total of 20 credits (30 for non-APRNs) and takes 3 semesters (6 semesters for non-APRNs) to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format 
Spring Year 1
  • NURS 702 - Pharmacological Management of Pediatric, Adult and Gerontological Patients Across the Lifespan (non-APRNs) 
  • NURS 707 - Advanced Pathophysiology for Nurses (non-APRNs) 
Summer Year 1
  • NURS 718 - Diagnostic Interpretation and Therapeutic Modalities
  • NURS 761 - Neurological Basis of Behavior and Psychopharmacological Treatment
Fall Year 1
  • NURS 704 - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning+ (non-APRNs)
  • NURS 764 - Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practicum II: Management of Complex Psychiatric/Mental Health Conditions* (APRNs only)
Spring Year 2 
  • NURS 763 - Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practicum I: Management of Psychiatric/Mental Health Conditions*
  • NURS 768 - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner: Legal, Ethical, and Role Transition* (APRNs only)
Summer Year 2 
  • NURS 764  - Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practicum II: Management of Complex Psychiatric/Mental Health Conditions* (non-APRNs)
Fall Year 2
  • NURS 798 - Advanced Practice Practicum: PMHNP Across the Lifespan* (non-APRNs)
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours (672 total hours required)

 

Nursing Administration

Curriculum is developed on an individual basis by the program director please contact nursinq@mailbox.sc.edu for further questions.