Women's Health Nurse Practitioner/Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Block Schedule

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner/ Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse - Dual Focus (WHNP/AGPCNP)

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

For questions contact Specialty Directors: Leslie Hopkins or Ginny Moore.

Please Note: The dates on this block schedule are for FULL TIME students. PART TIME students may not be required to be in class for the full block.

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: August 19-24

Date Time Course Location
Monday August 19 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Orientation  
Tuesday August 20 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Orientation  
Wednesday 8/21 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6034  TBA
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6034 TBA 
Thursday 8/22 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 7305 TBA 
  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM OMTA Clinical Placement Meeting for AGPC Spring Placement Nursing Annex 167 
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 6011 Course Orientation Nursing Annex 155 
Friday 8/23 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 7310 Nursing Annex 167 
Saturday 8/24 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 7305 Melrose Clinic 

BLOCK 2:  September 15-18

Date Time Course Location

Sunday 9/15
 

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 7305  Frist Hall 140

Monday 9/16

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 7310 Nursing Annex 165 

Tuesday 9/17

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6011 Lab Frist Hall 144
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6011 Lab Frist Hall 144 

Wednesday  9/18

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6034 Nursing Annex 161 
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6020 See Brightspace 

Thursday 9/19

This day has been eliminated from the schedule. Students are not required to be on campus.

BLOCK 3: October 20-25

Date Time Course Location
Sunday 10/20 8:00 AM –5:00 PM 7305 Melrose Clinic
Monday 10/21 8:00 AM –5:00 PM 7310 Nursing Annex 155 
Tuesday 10/22 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6011 Lab
(Peer Check-off)
Frist Hall 144 
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6205
(Simulation)
TBA 
Wednesday 10/23 8:00 AM –5:00 PM 6034 Nursing Annex 155 
Thursday 10/24 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6034 Nursing Annex 155 
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6020
(Case Session 2)
See Brightspace 
Friday 10/25 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6205
(Long Term Care)
Off-site
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6205
(cases)
See Brightspace 

BLOCK 4 – November 17-21

Date Time Course Location
Sunday 11/17 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 7305 Frist Hall 140
Monday 11/18 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM 6011 Lab
H2T Check-off
CELA (individual scheduled times will be posted in Brightspace)
  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 7310 Nursing Annex 165 
Tuesday 11/19 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 6034 Nursing Annex 161 
Wednesday 11/20 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6011 Lab
Male/ Female GTA
CELA (individual scheduled times will be posted in Brightspace) 
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6205
(Simulation)
TBA 
Thursday 11/21 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 6205 CELA primary care surrogate patients CELA (individual scheduled times will be posted in Brightspace) 

Spring 2020

  • Jan 7-10
  • Feb 3-8
  • Mar 22-27

Summer 2020

  • May 4-8

 

2018 - 2019 Block Schedule

Summer 2019

Date Time Course Location
Monday, May 6 8:00 AM-12:00 PM NURS 6231 NA 167
  1:00 PM-5:00 PM NURS 6231 NA 167
Tuesday, May 7 8:00 AM-12:00 PM NURS 6231 NA 167
  1:00 PM-5:00 PM NURS 6231 NA 167

Wednesday, May 8

8:00 AM-9:00 AM

 

NURS 7315 & 7330
Course Orientation
TBA
  9:00 AM-12:00 PM NURS 6231 NA 167
  1:00 PM-5:00 PM NURS 6231 NA 167

6065: Professional Formations III (all online)
6075: Professional Formations IV (all online)
6231: Essential Procedures for the Primary Care Provider (block)
6236: Advanced Concepts in the Care of the Elderly (all online)
7315: Practicum in Women's Health
7320: Women's Health for Advanced Practice Nursing II


Second Year Specialty Student Schedule

Spring 2019

  • Online

Textbooks

Summer 2019

Course Name Instructor Required Materials Recommended Materials
6065: Professional Formations 3: Leading Collaborative Change: Improving Delivery of Healthcare to Patients and Populations  

Melnyk BM, Fineout-Overholt E. Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 201

ISBN-13: 978-1451190946
ISBN-10: 1451190948

American Psychological Association. (2010) Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

ISBN-13: 978-1433805615
ISBN-10: 1433950618

 
6075: Professional Formations 4: Transition to Advanced Nursing Leslie Hopkins, DNP, APRN, BC, FNP-BC, ANP-C

Brian Widmar, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CCRN, FAANP

Buppert, C. (2017). Nurse Practitioner's Business and Legal Guide (6th ed). Burlington: Jones & Bartlett. ISBN: 978-1284117165 

Tracy, M. F., & O'Grady, E. T. (2018). Hamric & Hanson's advanced practice nursing: An integrative approach. (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Health Sciences. ISBN: 9780323447706

American Psychological Association (2009). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. (6th ed.). American Psychological Association. ISBN: 978-1433805615

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6231: Essential Procedures for the Primary Care Provider Travis Dunlap PhD(c), ANP-BC

Campo, T. M., & Lafferty, K. A. (Eds.). (2015). Essential procedures in emergency, urgent, and primary care settings, second edition : A clinical companion. Available in VU digital library: https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.proxy.library.vanderbilt.edu/lib/
vand/detail.action?docID=4189576
 

Green, J.M. & Chiaramida, A.J. (2015) 12‐Lead EKG Confidence: A Step‐by‐Step Guide, (3rd Ed.). Springer Publishing Company. ISBN‐13: 978‐0826119049

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