Program of Study

Program of Study

The following CNM program of study* is for students entering the DNP program with an RN and Advanced Practice Nursing Immersion (APNI) students who have successfully completed their pre-licensure program of study. All midwifery students are enrolled full-time.

The CNM Doctor of Nursing Practice program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910; 240-485-1802, www.midwife.org/acme.

Certified Nurse Midwifery - CNM

YEAR ONE - APNI Entry YEAR ONE - RN Entry
Summer QuarterSummer Quarter - 11 credits
See final quarter Immersion Program of Study 6004 Pharmacology for Registered Nurses
6024 Advanced Pathophysiology
6110 Ethical Care for Social Justice
Fall Quarter - 10 creditsFall Quarter - 12 credits
6024 Advanced Pathophysiology
6130 Foundations of Nursing Knowledge
6160 Leadership in Health Systems
6075 Differential Diagnosis
6130 Foundations of Nursing Knowledge
6160 Leadership in Health Systems
6190 Quality Improvement Processes
Winter Quarter - 12 creditsWinter Quarter - 13 credits
6004 Pharmacology for Registered Nurses
6075 Differential Diagnosis
6111 Informatics
6190 Quality Improvement Processes
6020 Epidemiology
6017 Health Care System Economic and Financial Analysis
6111 Informatics
6120 Population-Based Health Care
Spring Quarter - 11 creditsSpring Quarter - 11 credits
6010 Health Care Policy
6017 Health Care System Economic and Financial Analysis
6021 Mental Health in Primary Care and Community Lab
6212 Mental Health in Primary Care and Community Theory
6010 Health Care Policy
6014 Nursing Theory and Critical Inquiry I
6021 Mental Health in Primary Care and Community Lab
6212  Mental Health in Primary Care and Community Theory
YEAR TWO - ALL YEAR THREE - ALL
Summer Quarter - 0 creditsSummer Quarter - 5 credits
No courses 6201 Midwifery Clinical Practicum I
Fall Quarter - 13 creditsFall Quarter - 8 credits
6001 Advanced Health Assessment Lab
6101 Advanced Health Assessment Theory
6022 Advanced Pharmacology
6206 Primary Care of Women
6205 Midwifery Clinical Practicum II
6901 DNP Internship I
Winter Quarter - 10 creditsWinter Quarter - 7-9 credits
6015 Critical Inquiry II
6104 Gynecological and Reproductive Health Lab
6202 Antepartum and Newborn Care
6204 Gynecological and Reproductive Health Theory
6207 Midwifery Clinical Practicum III
6903 DNP Project Internship II
Spring Quarter - 9 creditsSpring Quarter - 9 credits
6018 Program Design and Evaluation
6200 Lifesaving Skills
6208 Intrapartum Care
6209 Transition to Professional Practice IV
6212 Midwifery History and Professional Issues
6905 DNP Internship III
DNP Project Presentation

*Program of study shown is based on 2021-2022 AY. Curriculum is subject to change. All courses begin with prefix NURS.