The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate is an online program designed to enhance your nursing skillset by developing an expertise in gerontology. You will learn how to prevent, diagnose, and treat common health problems for adults and older adults while focusing on at-risk and vulnerable populations. This program will also prepare advanced practice nurses for a variety of settings, including hospital-based outpatient clinics, private practices, public clinics, and specialty practices.
Our program will teach you the skills you need to manage healthcare for adult and older adult patients and prepare you to take either the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Associate of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) exam to become certified as a nurse practitioner.
This course explores theoretical perspectives on an individual’s health within the family system, emphasizing vulnerable and underserved populations.
This course expands the study of the actions and effects of drugs in the human system across an individual’s lifespan.
This course focuses on the primary care health concerns of diverse young adults, adults, and older adults and facilitates student development in the nurse practitioner role.
La Salle’s Nursing program educates professionals and prepares them as leaders in practice, service, scholarship, and education—contributing to the advancement of the health and well-being of communities.