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TitleChange in Admission Requirements Specific to Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Track
Submitting DeanN. M. Wineman
Submitting CollegeNursing -- Susan Bradford
Departments Generating the ProposalNursing
Objection DeadlineApril 22, 2011
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedApril 22, 2011 by Karen Greene
Effective DateFall 2011
Brief Summary of ProposalThis proposal specifies two changes specifically directed to the Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner track: 1. Change in requirements to include at least 12 months of current clinical experience in acute medical/surgical nursing or acute long-term care within the last two years. 2. This change relates to progression in the track: Students must achieve a B- or higher in core specialty courses: 8200:608 Pathophysiological Concepts 3 crs; 8200:610 Advanced Adult/Gero Assessment w/Practicum 3 crs and 8200:612 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology and all Adult/Gero Specialty Clinical Track courses needed to progress in the Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Track. These changes are necessary as students who do not have current acute medical-surgical nursing clinical experience for at least 12 months, and those who receive a C+ or lower are not successful in progression in the track and these courses are fundamental to competencies required in the Adult/Gero Nurse Practitioner role as a direct care provider. These changes are being to increase student success.
Type of ProposalProgram changes
Graduate School Endorsement StatusApproved
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedMarch 11, 2011 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedFebruary 11, 2011 by IR Anu Mahapatra
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedFebruary 14, 2011 by Bonnie Chonacki
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status UpdatedFebruary 18, 2011 by Karen Greene
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedFebruary 10, 2011 by NU dean's ofc Kathleen Ross-Alaolmolki


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