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Post-Graduate Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate (Graduate)

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Advance your nurse practitioner preparation to advance quality care.

Advanced nursing practice in adult-gerontology acute care focuses on providing advanced nursing care to adult, older adult, and elderly patients with acute, chronic, and critical conditions. This certificate prepares graduates to work in many different clinical settings providing advanced nursing care to patients in critical conditions, with chronic or episodic illnesses and/or with acute medical needs. These settings include but are not limited to clinics, physicians’ offices, hospitals, retirement homes, hospices, and private practices. All courses are online and include 500 clinical hours. Graduates are prepared to sit for ANCC Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP-BC®) certification exam.

College of Nursing Fast Facts

College of Nursing Graduate Student Enrollment

195

2020-2021 College of Nursing Scholarships

206
Recipients
$425,050
Awarded

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Hold current certification as a family nurse practitioner
  • Desire greater preparation for tertiary care roles as a nurse practitioner
  • Are interested in caring for people in a variety of settings
  • Are an effective problem solver

Career Opportunities

  • Acute care/inpatient
  • Intensive care
  • Trauma
  • Clinics
  • Specialty clinics
  • Long term care
  • Nursing education