Community Systems Administration – Family-Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner

College

  • Center City Campus
  • Abington-Dixon
  • College of Nursing

Degree Earned

  • Master of Science in Nursing

Program Length

2-5 Years

Program Infomation

Prerequisites

Active RN Licensure
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: 

The Jefferson College of Nursing has suspended admission to this program. Please contact the Office of Admissions at 215-503-8890 or TJU.Admissions@jefferson.edu with questions.

Program Overview

The professional Community Systems Administration (CSA)/Family-Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner (FNP) integrates the knowledge and expertise needed to plan, implement and evaluate care for individuals, families, aggregates and communities. Community-based healthcare settings need advanced-practice nursing leadership to direct and deliver care. The nurse develops additional care management knowledge as well as proficiency in management, design and implementation of community healthcare systems.

Curriculum

The following courses are in addition to the Graduate Nursing Core Curriculum.

Courses Credits
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Disease 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision Making 3
NU 674 Management of Common Health Problems in Primary Care 3
NU 675 Management of Women and Children in Ambulatory Care 3
NU 676 Management of the Adult and Older Adult in Ambulatory Care 3
NU 681 Community Systems Administration I 3
NU 682 Community Systems Administration II 3
NU 683 Community Systems Administration III 3
NU 691 Healthcare Economics and Financial Management for Nurses 3

Summer Semester 1 Credits
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Diseases 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Clinical Assessment for Clinical Decision Making 3
Total 9
Fall Semester 1 Credits
NU 603 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice I 3
NU 625 Epidemiology for the Health Professions 3
NU 674 Management of Common Conditions 3
Total 9
Spring Semester 1 Credits
NU 604 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice II 3
NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
NU 675 Management of Women and Children in Ambulatory Care 3
Total 9
Summer Semester 2 Credits
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal, and Ethical Dimensions of Care 3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
NU 676 Management of Adults and Older Adults in Ambulatory Care 3
Total 9
Fall Semester 2 Credits
NU 681 Community Systems Administration I 3
Spring Semester 2 Credits
NU 682 Community Systems Administration II 3
Summer Semester 3 Credits
NU 683 Community Systems Administration III 3
NU 691 Healthcare Economics and Financial Management for Nurses 3
Total 6
   
Total Credits 48

Summer 1 Credits
NU 570 Pathophysiology of Human Diseases 3
Fall 1 Credits
NU 560 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
NU 625 Epidemiology for the Health Professions 3
Total 6
Spring 1 Credits
NU 605 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse 3
NU 672 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
Total 6
Summer 2 Credits
NU 602 Health Policy, Legal, and Ethical Dimensions of Care 3
NU 673 Comprehensive Assessment for Clinical Decision Making 3
Total 6
Fall 2 Credits
NU 603 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice I 3
NU 674 Management of Common Conditions 3
Total 6
Spring 2 Credits
NU 604 Research for Advanced Nursing Practice II 3
NU 675 Management of Women and Children in Ambulatory Care 3
Total 6
Summer 3 Credits
NU 676 Management of Adults and Older Adults in Ambulatory Care 3
NU 691 Healthcare Economics & Financial Management for Nurses 3
Total 6
Fall 3 Credits
NU 681 Community Systems Administration I 3
Spring 3 Credits
NU 682 Community Systems Administration II 3
Summer 4 Credits
NU 683 Community Systems Administration III 3
   
Total Credits 48