Online Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Programs

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Online Master of Science in Nursing — Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN AGACNP) You can complete your AGACNP in just 32 months. Begin your coursework the semester after you enroll with six entry points per year (January, March, May, July, August, and October).

Clinical Hour Requirements: 830 clinical hours completed over 4 semesters, though subject to change.

MSN | Core Courses
  • Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
  • Health Care Policy
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Professional Role Development: Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Leadership and Quality
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

 

For the AGACNP concentration you will need:
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management I (NURS 640)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (NURS 641)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management II (NURS 642)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (NURS 643)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management III (NURS 644)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum III (NURS 645)

Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice Program — AGACNP Concentration (BSN to DNP AGACNP) You can complete your program in just 40 months and 100% online. You can begin your coursework the semester after you are accepted, in spring, summer, or fall.

Clinical Hour Requirements: 830 clinical hours completed over 4 semesters, though subject to change.

BSN to DNP | Core Courses
  • Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing.
  • Professional Role Development: Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Principles of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Foundations of Clinical Scholarship
  • Integrating and Synthesizing Research
  • Ethics for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Quality and Patient Safety in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Clinical Inquiry I
  • Clinical Inquiry II
  • Clinical Inquiry III
  • Organizational and Systems Leadership
  • Advanced Health Policy

 

For the AGACNP concentration you will need:
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management I (NURS 640)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (NURS 641)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management II (NURS 642)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (NURS 643)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management III (NURS 644)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum III (NURS 645)

Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate — Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner You can complete your certificate in 35 credits and 830 clinical hours total. You can begin your coursework the semester after you are accepted, with six entry points either in spring, summer, or fall.

Graduate Nursing Core Courses
  • Professional Role Development: Advance Practice Nurse (NURS 603)
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention (NURS 610)

 

Nurse Practitioner Core Courses
  • Advanced Pathophysiology (NURS 611)
  • Advanced Health Assessment (NURS 612)
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics (NURS 615)

 

For the AGACNP concentration you will need:
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management I (NURS 640)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (NURS 641)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management II (NURS 642)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (NURS 643)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management III (NURS 644)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum III (NURS 645)