Family Nurse Practitioner

Block Schedule & Textbooks

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

VUSN reserves the right through its established procedures to change this schedule as course requirements dictate.

For questions contact Specialty Director Courtney Pitts or by phone: 615-875-4008

Please note: The dates on this block schedule are for FULL TIME students. PART TIME students are required to attend only those courses on the schedule in which they are enrolled.

2019 - 2020 Block Schedule

New students, please remember mandatory orientation on August 19-20. Students moving from the Pre-Specialty year into the Specialty year are only required to attend the afternoon session (beginning at 1 PM) on August 20.

Fall 2019

Block 1

Date Time Course Location
Wednesday, Aug 21 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM OMTA Meeting  
  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM FNP 1st Year PT meeting  
  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM 6505 Orientation & Class  
  12:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6020  
Thursday, Aug 22 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6030  
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6011 Orientation & Class  

Block 2: September

Date Time Course Location
Monday, Sept 9 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6011 Lab (Group A)  
  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM 6505 (Groups B & C)  
  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM 6011 Lab (Group B)  
  12:00 PM – 2:00 PM 6505 (Group A)  
  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6011 Lab (Group C)  
  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6505 Seminar (Group A & B)  
Tuesday, Sept 10 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM 6011 Lab (Group B)  
  8:00 AM – 10:00 AM 6505 (Group C)  
  11:00 AM – 1:00 PM 6505 (Group A)  
  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM 6505 (Group C)  
  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 6505 (Group B)  
  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6011 Lab (Group A)  
  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6505 Seminar (Group C)  
Wednesday, Sept 11 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6030  
  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Faculty Chat & Chew  
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6020  
  4:00 PM – 5:00 PM OMTA Meeting  
Thursday, Sept 12 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6030  

Block 3: October

Date Time Course Location
Tuesday, Oct 1 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 6011 Lab CELA Head to Toe CELA
  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM 6505 Seminar  
  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Faculty Chat and Chew  
  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 6505 Seminar  
Wednesday, Oct 2 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6030  
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6020  
Thursday, Oct 3 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6030  
  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 6505 Seminar Group  
  3:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6505  
Friday, Oct 4 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM GTA/MUTA check off  

Block 4: October

Date Time Course Location
Monday, Oct 28 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM 6505 Seminar  
  12:00 PM – 2:00 PM 6030  
  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6020  
Tuesday, Oct 29 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6020  
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6030  
Wednesday, Oct 30 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM 6505 CELA
  11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Faculty Chat & Chew  


Spring 2020

  • Jan 6-9
  • Jan 27-30
  • Feb 24-27
  • Mar 30 - Apr 1

Summer 2020

  • May 12-14
  • July 31

2018 - 2019 Block Schedule

Spring 2019

Block 4

Date Time Course Location
Monday, April 1 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6531  
  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 6585 Dual conference  NA 166 & NA 160
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6555 NA 161 
Tuesday, April 2 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6521 NA 155 
  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Faculty Chat and Chew NA 165
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6555 Clinical Conference  See Syllabus
Wednesday, April 3 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6531 NA 165 
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6521 NA 161 

Summer 2019

Block 1

Date Time Course Location
Tuesday, May 14 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM 6565 & 6585 Orientation  
  12:00 AM – 2:00 PM 6585 Clinical Conference  
  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6565 EKG Case Session  
Wednesday, May 15 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM 6575 Orientation  
  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6575  
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6575  
Thursday, May 16 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM 6575 CELA
  3:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6575  

Block 2

Date Time Course Location
Friday, Aug 2 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6585  
  12:00 PM – 2:00 PM 6575  

Textbooks

Summer 2019

Course Name Instructor Required Materials Recommended Materials
 6565: Practicum Primary Health Care Family   Courtney Pitts No new text required  
6575: Clinical Decision Making Melissa Glassford No new text required  
6585: FNP Preceptorship Angel Anthamatten No new text required