Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP

The Master of Science in Nursing specialty track for Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AG-NP) prepares M.S. in Nursing graduates to provide direct patient care in a primary care setting. Coursework, clinical field experience, and research allow our students to acquire the knowledge, values, and skills necessary for certification by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center AGPCNP-BC certification or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners A-GNP National Certification program in the area of advanced practice Adult Nurse Practitioner.

Core courses

  • Nursing 7403:  Innovation Leadership in Advanced Nursing Practice (3)
  • Nursing 7483:  Quality Improvement and Informatics (3)
  • Nursing 7491:  Health Promotion and Disease Prevention across the Life Span (3)
  • Nursing 7500:  Health Policy and Advocacy (2)
  • Nursing 7780:  Evidence Based Nursing Scholarship (3)

Other required courses

  • Nursing 7410:  Advanced Health Assessment (3)
  • Nursing 7450:  Pathophysiology of Altered Health States (5)
  • Nursing 7470:  Advanced Pharmacology in Nursing (4)
  • Nursing 7228.01:  Advanced Practice Adult-Gerontology Nursing Clinical Practicum I (10 credit hours; 3 credits didactic, 7 credits clinical which equals 262.5* precepted clinical hours)
  • Nursing 7228.02:  Advanced Practice Adult-Gerontology Nursing Clinical Practicum II (10 credit hours; 3 credits didactic, 7 credits clinical which equals 262.5* precepted clinical hours)

* These are the minimum hours required

 

Self-audit checklist

Use the hyperlinked list to ensure you have taken all of the courses required for your specialty.  Your advisor will conduct a final review when you apply to graduate.  Students must have completed these courses or have a Nursing Graduate Studies Committee-approved Course Waiver petition on file.

Adult-Gero Primary NP Self Audit Checklist

 

Standard curriculum plans

SAMPLE FT MS Adult-Gero Primary NP

SAMPLE PT MS Adult-Gero Primary NP

SAMPLE GE Adult-Gero Primary NP