Course Descriptions

Nursing@Simmons students will complete 68 course credits and a minimum of 836 clinical hours. Full-time students complete the program over a period of eight terms. Part-time students complete the program over a period of 10 terms. Extended students will complete the program over a period of 11 terms.

Foundational Courses
(7 Courses)

Research Courses
(3 Courses)

Clinical Courses
(9 Courses)

Contemporary Issues in Professional Nursing

Foundational Course
4 Credits | NURP 345

Nursing Care of Individuals, Families, and Communities

Clinical Course
4 Credits | NURP 387

Advanced Pathophysiology

Foundational Course
3 Credits | NURP 404 | Video

Research Methods

Research Course
3 Credits | NURP 410 | Video

Introductory Statistics

Foundational Course
4 Credits | MA 418

Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span

Foundational Course
3 Credits | NURP 424 | Video

The Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Foundational Course
3 Credits | NURP 450

Leadership and Management in the Clinical Setting

Clinical Course
4 Credits | NURP 454

Health Assessment

Foundational Course
4 Credits | NURP 492

Family Theory: Health and Illness

Foundational Course
2 Credits | NURP 505 | Video

Scholarly Inquiry I

Research Course
2 Credits | NURP 507 | Video

Scholarly Inquiry II

Research Course
2 Credits | NURP 508 | Video

Advanced Health Assessment Across the Life Span

Clinical Course
3 Credits | NURP 530

FNP I: Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing and Childbearing Family

Clinical Course
3 Credits | NURP 531

FNP II: Primary Care Nursing

Clinical Course
3 Credits | NURP 532

FNP III: Primary Care Nursing

Clinical Course
3 Credits | NURP 533

Immersion Weekend

Clinical Course
1 Credit | NURP 534

FNP Clinical Decision-Making I

Clinical Course
6 Credits | NURP 535

FNP Clinical Decision-Making II

Clinical Course
6 Credits | NURP 536

Health Promotion: A Global Perspective

Foundational Course
2 Credits | NURP 570 | Video

Informatics

Foundational Course
3 Credits | NURP 589 | Video

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