Graduates will be able to:
- demonstrate high quality, evidence-based clinical competence in the advanced practice care of a new patient population focus;
- utilize scientific underpinnings for the advanced practice care of a new patient population focus; and
- incorporate principles of inclusive, compassionate, person-centered care into the delivery of health care.
The graduate Certificate in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner requires 22 s.h. of credit. Students must maintain a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 2.50 in coursework for the certificate. The certificate is available for post-master's Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) degree students who would like to pursue a second specialty.
The curriculum includes didactic and clinical core courses as well as specialty courses, as determined by the director of the program. Coursework and clinical hours are determined by a gap analysis.
The Certificate in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner requires the following work.
|NURS:5035||Graduate Pharmacology Specialty||3|
|NURS:5039||Advanced Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures for Primary Care||1|
|NURS:5401||The Care of the Frail Elderly||3|
|NURS:6200||Primary Care: Adults and Older Individuals I||3|
|NURS:6201||Primary Care: Adults and Older Individuals II||3|
|NURS:6701||Advanced Practice Clinical Practicum I||3|
|NURS:6702||Advanced Practice Clinical Practicum II||3|
|NURS:6703||Advanced Practice Clinical Practicum III||3|
Visit the Post-Graduate Certificate Programs plans of study on the College of Nursing website for information about certificate program requirements.