Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Block Schedule & Textbooks

Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP)

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

  • The WHNP/AGPCNP Dual-Focus Specialty block schedule is located here

For questions contact Specialty Director 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  
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM  6034
Thursday 8/22 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 7305  
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM  6011 Course Orientation
Friday 8/23 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 7310  
Saturday 8/24 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 7305 Melrose Clinic

BLOCK 2: September 14-18

Date Time Course Location
Saturday 9/14 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 6011 Lab  
Sunday 9/15 8:00 AM –12:00 PM 7305 Melrose Clinic
  1:00 PM – 5:00PM 7305  
Monday 9/16 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 7310  
Tuesday 9/17 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6034  
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM  6034
Wednesday 9/18 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6034  
  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM  6020  

BLOCK 3: October 20-24

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  
Tuesday 10/22 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 6011 Lab
H2T Check-off
CELA
Wednesday 10/23 8:00 AM –5:00 PM 6034  
Thursday 10/24 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM 6034  
   1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 6020  

BLOCK 4 – November 17-19

Date Time Course Location
Sunday 11/17 8:00 AM –12:00 PM 7305 Melrose Clinic
  1:00 PM – 5:00PM  7305  
Monday 11/18 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
(late start for duals who will be doing 6011 H2T)
7310  
Tuesday 11/19 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 6034  

Spring 2020

  • Jan 7
  • Feb 6-8
  • Mar 21-23

Summer 2020

  • Jul 31

2018 - 2019 Block Schedule

Spring 2019

Spring 2018

Date Time Course Location
Friday March 15 9:00-5:00 NURS 7320 140 Frist Hall
Saturday March 16 9:00-5:00 NURS 7320 165 Nursing Annex
Sunday March 17 8:00-12:00 NURS 7315 140 Frist Hall
Sunday March 17 1:00-5:00 NURS 7315 Off-site

Summer 2019

  • August 2 

Textbooks

Spring 2019

Course Number Course Name Instructor Required Materials Recommended Materials
7315 Practicum in Women's Health Ginny Moore None American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. ISBN-10: 1433805618, ISBN-13: 978- 1433805615

Carcio, H., & Secor, M. (2015). Advanced Health Assessment of Women, (3rd Edition). Springer Publishing Company. ISBN: 9780826123084 4  11/29/18 

McGarry and Tong. (2013) The 5-Minute Consult Clinical Companion to Women's Health. 2nd ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 978-1- 4511-1654-0

7330 Women's Health Issues Ginny Moore None American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. ISBN-10: 1433805618, ISBN-
13: 978-1433805615
7320 Women's Health For Advanced Practice Nursing II Tonia Moore-Davis Cunningham, G., et al. (2018). Williams' Obstetrics (25th ed.). McGraw-Hill Education. ISBN: 978-1-2596-4432-0. [Full-text available online via Eskind Digital Library]

Gabbe, S. G., et al. (2017). Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies (7th ed.). Elsevier Saunders. ISBN: 978-1-3233- 2108-2. [Full-text available online via Eskind Digital Library]

Jordan, R. G., Farley, C. L., & Grace, K. T. (2018). Prenatal and postnatal care: A woman-centered approach (2nd ed.). Wiley Blackwell. ISBN: 978-1-1193-1834-7.

Schuiling, K. D., & Likis, F. E. (2017). Women's Gynecologic Health (3rd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning. ISBN: 978-1-2840- 7602-8. [Full-text available online via Eskind Digital Library – Limited to 3 concurrent users]

McGarry and Tong. (2013) The 5-Minute Consult Clinical Companion to Women's Health. 2nd ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 978-1- 4511-1654-0
7395 Preceptorship in Women's Health Ginny Moore None American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. ISBN-10: 1433805618, ISBN-13: 978- 1433805615

Carcio, H., & Secor, M. (2015). Advanced Health Assessment of Women, (3rd Edition). Springer Publishing Company. ISBN: 9780826123084 4  11/29/18 

McGarry and Tong. (2013) The 5-Minute Consult Clinical Companion to Women's Health. 2nd ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 978-1- 4511-1654-0

6010 Advanced Pathophysiology Travis Dunlap McCance, K. L., & Huether, S. E. (2013). Pathophysiology. The biologic basis for disease in adults and children (7th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN‐13: 978‐0‐323‐08854‐1 Guyton, A. C., & Hall, J. E. (2015). Textbook of medical physiology (13th ed.). Philadelphia: Saunders.

VanPutte, C., Regan, J., Russo, A., Tate, P., Stephens, T., Seeley, R. (2017). Seeley's Anatomy and physiology (11th ed.). Boston: McGraw‐Hill.

Anatomical Chart Company. (2009). Rapid review anatomy reference guide (3rd ed.) Skokie, IL: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

6055 Professional Formation 2: Application of Evidence in Healthcare Environments Sharon Karp Melnyk BM, Fineout-Overholt E. Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1451190946 ISBN-10: 1451190948

Ogrinc, G. S. (2011). Fundamentals of Health Care Improvement: A Guide to Improving Your Patient's Care. Joint Commission Resources. ISBN-13: 978-1599405698 ISBN-10: 1599405695

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

Polit DF, Beck CT. Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2017 ISBN-13: 978-1496300232 ISBN-10: 1496300238 ---this book (including older past editions) will not have required readings, but is a staple resource text for many faculty and students.