The Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner track is designed to prepare nurses for advanced practice as an Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner with advanced knowledge and applicable skill in adult and gerontological primary care. In this track, the graduate will be able to pursue national certification as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. Contained within the coursework for the MSN degree are ten advanced practice nursing courses. The degree program culminates in 600 clinical hours.
Courses Counting Toward BSN and MSN
|THEORETICAL COMPONENTS OF NURSING
|NURSING RESEARCH I
|PATHOPHYSIOLOGY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE
|ETHICAL AND POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT IN NURSING
|HEALTH ASSESSMENT FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE
|INFORMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS
The non-nursing baccalaureate ADN student does not need to complete the BS in Nursing but takes three undergraduate bridge courses (NSG 330, NSG 376, and NSG 377) to meet AACN Essentials of the Baccalaureate prepared Nurse before progressing to the graduate degree portion of the program. The BSN prepared nurse immediately begins in the graduate portion of the program.
Where applicable, students must also complete the Baccalaureate requirements, including any Liberal Studies requirements not already met.
In anticipation of earning the MSN, students must apply for degree conferral of the BSN.
|BIOSTATISTICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY
|PHARMACOLOGY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE
|GRADUATE RESEARCH SYNTHESIS
|PRIMARY CARE OF THE ADULT AND OLDER ADULT
|CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE AND CHRONIC ILLNESSES IN PRIMARY CARE
|ADVANCED GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING
|PRACTICUM IN POPULATON-BASED NURSING PRACTICE I
|PRACTICUM IN POPULATION-BASED NURSING PRACTICE II
|PROFESSIONAL ISSUES & RESEARCH IN POPULATION-BASED ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING
|PRACTICUM IN POPULATION-BASED NURSING PRACTICE III
|PHARMACOTHERAPEUTIC IMPLICATIONS FOR THE OLDER ADULT