Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate - 15 credit hours
The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate prepares graduates to assess and manage common acute and chronic health care problems of the adult in the primary care setting. The courses include adult/gerontological theory courses, practice-focused clinical courses and an intensive preceptorship experience. All courses are offered on the University of Kansas Medical Center campus in Kansas City, Kansas.
The A/G NP Certificate program requires that students have completed an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) graduate educational program from a nationally accredited school of nursing. Three separate, comprehensive graduate-level courses in advanced pathophysiology, advanced assessment, and advanced pharmacology are required.
The annual application deadline is June 1 for the Fall semester.
|Course Name (Credit hours)|
|NRSG 901 & 903||Primary Care I: Adult-Gerontology Health & Practicum (NP) (3 & 2) Fall semester course, 128 practicum hours|
|NRSG 902 & 904||Primary Care II: Adult-Gerontology Health & Practicum (NP) (3 & 4) Spring semester course, 256 practicum hours|
|NRSG 905||Adult-Gerontology Health III: Preceptorship (NP) (3) Summer semester course, 192 practicum hours|