Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
This post-master’s certificate option is available for nurses who hold a Master of Science in Nursing degree.
This track prepares students to provide direct care and to take leadership in the primary care of young adults, adults and older adults. Primary care sites include outpatient clinics, work sites, college health services, emergency rooms, home health and other community-based settings. Upon completion of this track, students are eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and for national certification as an Adult Practitioner.
This track requires a total of 512 clinical hours. The clinical experiences are in NUR 665 and NUR 666.
Advanced Core Courses
NUR 615 Family Systems Concepts for Primary Care
NUR 616 Advanced Health Assessment
NUR 617 Advanced Pharmacology
NUR 618 Advanced Pathophysiology
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track Courses
NUR 660 Adult Gerontology Primary Care I
NUR 661 Adult Gerontology Primary Care II
NUR 665 Field Study: Adult Gerontology Primary Care I (256 hrs.)
NUR 666 Field Study: Adult Gerontology Primary Care II (256 hrs.)
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGNP)
Total 26 Credits