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PHCNP Program 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

  • N9661A – Foundations of Nursing Science
  • N9611A – Statistical Analysis & Application
  • *N9853Y – Roles & Responsibilities

Winter Term

  • N9662A – Post-Positivist Research Methodology
  • N9663A – Interpretive & Critical Research Methodologies
  • *N9853Y – Roles & Responsiblities (con’t)

Summer Term

  • N9664L – Research Practicum

*Note: N9853Y and N9850Y can be taken over the fall and winter terms of year 1 or 2, or during the summer term of year 1

Year 2

Fall Term

  • N9856A – Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostics I
  • N9458A – Therapeutics I
  • *N9850Y – Pathophysiology for Nurse Practitioners

Winter Term

  • N9857B – Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostics II
  • N9459B – Therapeutics II
  • *N9850Y – Pathophysiology for Nurse Practitioners (con’t)

Summer Term

  • N9854 – Integrative Practicum

*Note: N9853Y and N9850Y can be taken over the fall and winter terms of year 1 or 2, or during the summer term of year 1

Part-Time Program

Year 1

Fall Term

  • N9661A – Foundations of Nursing Science

Winter Term

  • N9663B – Interpretive & Critical Research Methodologies

Summer Term

  • N9850Y – Pathophysiology for Nurse Practitioners

Year 2

Fall Term

  • N9611A – Statistical Analysis & Application

Winter Term

  • N9662B – Post-Positivist Research Methodology

Summer Term

  • N9664L – Research Practicum

Year 3

Fall Term

  • N9856A – Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostics I

Winter Term

  • N9857B – Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostics II

Summer Term

  • N9853Y – Roles & Responsibilities

Year 4

Fall Term

  • N9458A – Therapeutics I

Winter Term

  • N9459B – Therapeutics I

Summer Term

  • N9854 – Integrative Practicum

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