Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist Curriculum

Courses include content on:

  • nursing concepts
  • individual and family development
  • physiological concepts
  • pathophysiology
  • role development
  • research

Advanced nursing courses and electives integrate theoretical content and clinical experiences and assist students in expanding their knowledge of perinatal health, examination and application of research findings in perinatal nursing, and development and evaluation of the clinical nurse specialist and other advanced nurse practice roles in perinatal care:

  • Exploration and analysis of normal physiologic changes and psychosocial events during the childbearing cycle
  • Pathophysiologic events and chronic health problems affecting the mother
  • Fetus and/or neonate in at-risk situations
  • Family adaptations

Curriculum Grids

Master of Nursing (Current Students Only)

Doctor of Nursing Practice