Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Graduates of the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) track are eligible to sit for national certification. The AGACNP focus on the care of adults with acute illnesses and practice primarily in the hospital setting. The AGACNP provides expert interventions focused on patients who are physiologically unstable, technologically dependent, highly vulnerable for complications, requiring frequent monitoring and intervention. They make rounds with and without their preceptors, write progress notes and orders, do discharge teaching, and follow up with patient referrals and continuing care. 

Core Requirements
NUR 602SCHOLARLY INQ ADV NUR PRAC3
NUR 699PLAN I: THESIS6
or two NUR Electives 500 level or above
Track
NUR 605ADVANCED HLTH ASSESSMENT3
NUR 606ADV PATHOPHYSIOLOGY3
NUR 607PHARMACOLOGY IN ADV PRAC3
NUR 620ADLT GER ACUTE CR NUR PRACT I6
NUR 621ADLT GER ACUTE CR NUR PRACT II6
NUR 622ADLT GER ACUTE CR NUR PRAC III6
NUR 623ADLT GER ACUTE CR NUR PRAC IV6
Total Semester Hours42