Methodist College

Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator Curriculum

Courses and Credit Hours for Nurse Educator Track: MSN

Graduate Nursing Core Courses

Credit Hours

N500 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing and Nursing Education

3

N600 Roles, Issues, and Public Health Policy

3

N610 Leading Change in Healthcare and Healthcare Education

3

N620 Technology in Nursing Practice and Nursing Education

2

N630 Scientific Inquiry I

3

N635 Scientific Inquiry II

3

Direct Care Core Courses

Credit Hours

N510 Advanced Health Assessment*

3 (2 theory/1 clinical)

N520 Advanced Pathosphysiology

3

N530 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

3

Total Credit Hours for Graduate Nursing Core Courses

26 Credit Hours

Functional Area Courses for Nurse Educators

Credit Hours

N640 Curriculum Development, Instructional Design and Assessment of Student Learning for the Nurse Educator

4

N650 Professional Dimensions Of the Nurse Educator

1

N695 Academic Nurse Educator Internship

4 (0 theory/ 4 practicum)

Total Credit Hours For NE Functional Area Content

9 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours for MSN, Nurse Educator Program

35 Credit Hours


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