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|
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