Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certificate

 

Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certificate - 15 credit hours

The Adult-Gerontology 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

 

O*Net link http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1199.03 - nurse practitioner

Last modified: May 12, 2016
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