MSN Nurse Educator Concentration 2018-01-05T12:08:45+00:00

MSN Nurse Educator Concentration

The following concentrations can be chosen for NSU’s functional role of Nurse Educator:

Maternal Child Nursing:  The clinical sequence in Maternal-Child Nursing has three functional areas: teaching, leadership, and clinical specialization. Through implementation of a clinical sequence in Maternal-Child Nursing at the graduate level, the Graduate Studies and Research in Nursing Department will prepare nurses who are qualified to function as teachers in institutions of higher education, as leaders in client care settings, or as clinical nurse specialists. The program of studies leading to the MSN with a clinical focus in Maternal-Child Nursing requires a minimum of 39 credits for completion. The Maternal-Child nursing student will complete a professional paper in lieu of thesis.

Adult Gerontology Nursing:  The clinical sequence in Adult Gerontology Nursing has three functional areas as options: teaching, leadership and clinical nurse specialist. Students who pursue the Adult Gerontology Nursing sequence will take the MSN core courses, 2-3 clinical courses, and electives to support the functional role chosen. This curriculum option will prepare graduate nurses for the practice of advanced nursing, such as to function as teachers in institutions of higher education, as leaders in clinical nursing settings or as clinical specialists in nursing of adults. The program of studies leading to the MSN, with the clinical focus in Adult Gerontology Nursing requires a minimum of 39 credits. The adult nursing student will complete a professional paper in lieu of thesis.

Adult Gerontology Critical Care Nursing: The clinical sequence in Adult Gerontology Critical-Care Nursing has three functional areas: teaching, leadership, and clinical specialization. Students who pursue the Critical-Care sequence will take the MSN Core Courses, 2-3 clinical courses and electives to support the functional role chosen. This curriculum option will prepare nurses to practice in advanced roles: to function as teachers in institutions of higher education, as leaders in clinical nursing settings, or as clinical specialists in critical-care. The program of studies leading to the MSN with a clinical focus in Adult Gerontology CriticalCare Nursing requires a minimum of 39 credits for completion. The Adult Gerontology Critical Care nursing student will complete a thesis, research problem, or professional paper in lieu of thesis.

For more information:  https://www.nsula.edu/academics/nursing-allied-health/nursing-program/

Email: nursing@nsula.edu
Phone: 318-677-3100
Website: College of Nursing and School of Allied Health