NursingWestern Health Sciences

Master of Nursing (NP) Curriculum and Requirements

MN-NP Curriculum

For more information about the courses listed below please view the course descriptions page.

Pre-Placement Requirement Information

PHCNP program students must submit pre-placement requirement documentation to Western Student Health Services before the mandatory deadline. Deadlines are posted in OWL, and are circulated, along with relevant documents, to students via email and at the annual PHCNP program orientation. Students should refer to the Practical Placement Requirements page for pre-placement requirement information. In addition to pre-placement requirements, students may also be required to submit site-specific requirements, as requested, to some of practice partners.

Full-Time Program

Year 1

Fall Term

  • Nursing 9661 - Foundations of Nursing
  • Nursing 9611 - Statistical Analysis & Application
  • Nursing 4490Y - Pathophysiology
  • Nursing 4491Y - Roles and Responsibilities

Winter Term

  • Nursing 9662 - Post-Positivist Research
  • Nursing 9663 - Interpretive and Critical Research
  • Nursing 4490Y - Pathophysiology
  • Nursing 4491Y - Roles and Responsibilities

Summer Term

  • Nursing 9664 - Research Practicum

Year 2

Fall Term

  • Nursing 4403A - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis I
  • Nursing 4405A - Therapeutics in Primary Health Care I

Winter Term

  • Nursing 4404B - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis II
  • Nursing 4406B - Therapeutics in Primary Health Care II

Summer Term

  • Nursing 4497 - Integrative Practicum in Primary Health Care

Part-Time Program

Year 1

Fall Term

  • Nursing 9661 - Foundations of Nursing
  • Nursing 4491Y - Roles and Responsibilities

Winter Term

  • Nursing 9663 - Interpretive and Critical Research
  • Nursing 4491Y - Roles and Responsibilities

Year 2

Fall Term

  • Nursing 9611 - Statistical Analysis & Application
  • Nursing 4490Y – Pathophysiology

Winter Term

  • Nursing 9662 - Post-Positivist Research
  • Nursing 4490Y - Pathophysiology

Summer Term

  • Nursing 9664 - Research Practicum

Year 3

Fall Term

  • Nursing 4403A - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis I
  • Nursing 4405A - Therapeutics in Primary Health Care I

Winter Term

  • Nursing 4404B - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis II
  • Nursing 4406B - Therapeutics in Primary Health Care II

Summer Term

  • Nursing 4497 - Integrative Practicum in Primary Health Care

Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Year 1

Fall Term

  • Nursing 4403A - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis I
  • Nursing 4405A - Therapeutics in Primary Health Care I
  • Nursing 4490Y - Pathophysiology for Nurse Practitioners (full year course)
  • Nursing 4491Y - Roles and Responsibilities (full year course)

Winter Term

  • Nursing 4404B - Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis II
  • Nursing 4406B - Therapeutics in Primary Health Care II
  • Nursing 4490Y - Pathophysiology for Nurse Practitioners (full year course)
  • Nursing 4491Y - Roles and Responsibilities (full year course)

Summer Term

  • Nursing 4497 - Integrative Practicum in Primary Health Care