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 - 14 creditsFall Quarter - 13 credits
6024 Advanced Pathophysiology
6020 Epidemiologic Analysis of Populations at Risk
6130 Foundations of Nursing Knowledge
6160 Leadership in Health Care Systems
6075 Clinical Reasoning
6020 Epidemiologic Analysis of Populations at Risk
6130 Foundations of Nursing Knowledge
6190 Quality Improvement Process and Methodologies
Winter Quarter - 12 creditsWinter Quarter - 12 credits
6004 Pharmacology for Registered Nurses
6075 Clinical Reasoning
6111 Health Informatics
6190 Quality Improvement Process and Methodologies
6017 Health Care Economics and Finance
6111 Health Informatics
6120 Population-Based Health Care
6160 Leadership in Health Care Systems
Spring Quarter - 11 creditsSpring Quarter - 11 credits
6010 Health Care Policy for a Just and Humane World
6017 Health Care Economics and Finance
6021 Mental Health in Primary Care and Community Lab
6121 Mental Health in Primary Care and Community Theory
6010 Health Care Policy for a Just and Humane World
6014 Theory Informed Critical Inquiry I
6021 Mental Health in Primary Care and Community Lab
6121 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
6022 Advanced Pharmacological Applications for Primary Care
6101 Advanced Health Assessment Theory
6206 Primary Care of Women
6203 Midwifery Clinical Practicum II
6901 DNP Internship I
Winter Quarter - 13 creditsWinter Quarter - 7-9 credits
6015 Critical Inquiry II
6104 Management of Gynecologic and Reproductive Health Lab
6202 Midwifery Management of Antepartum Newborn and Postpartum Care
6204 Management of Gynecologic and Reproductive Health Theory
6207 Midwifery Integration 1: Practicum III
6903 DNP Project Internship II
Spring Quarter - 11 creditsSpring Quarter - 9-11 credits
6018 Health Program Planning and Development
6200 Life Saving Skills for Childbearing Women and Newborns
6208 Midwifery Management of Intrapartum, Postpartum and Newborn
6209 Midwifery Integration 2: Practicum IV
6212 Midwifery History and Professional Issues
6905 DNP Internship III
DNP Project Presentation and Program Synthesis

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