Degree Details: Clinical Nurse Specialist - Adult Gerontology Health

CNS: Adult - Gerontology Health
New York State Registered Program Code: 22181
New York State Registered Program Code: 22184 (Dual B.S./M.S.)
New York State Registered Program Code:: 22185 (Dual RN-BS/MS)
HEGIS Code: 1203.10 {Nursing-R.N. Required for Admission}

Core Courses (19 credits required)

ETH 505 Contemporary Ethical Issues in Health Care: 3
NUR 505 Advanced Nursing Theory: 3 *
NUR 510 Current Issues in Professional Nursing: 3 *
NUR 515 Organizational Theory: 3 *
MAT 550 Statistical Analysis with Computers: 3
NUR 555 Research Method and Design: 4 *

Advanced Practice Core (11 credits required)

NUR 524 Advanced Pathophysiology: 3
NUR 538 Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist: 2 **
NUR 572 Advanced Physical Assessment: 3
NUR 573 Pharmacotherapeutics: 3 *

CNS - Specialty Courses (12 credits required)

NUR 533 CNS:Foundations/Decisionmaking (125 clinical hours) 3 **
NUR 534 CNS: Adult Health Practice I (125 clinical hours): 2 **
NUR 535 CNS: Adult Health Practice II (125 clinical hours): 2 **
NUR 536 CNS: Adult Health Practice III (125 clinical hours): 2 **
Electives: 3

Total credits: 42
*Classes offered both hybrid and face-to-face
** Classes offered only in hybrid