Nursing—Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care, MS
The adult-gerontology acute-care program seeks to prepare nurses for advanced-practice roles as clinical experts, educators, and consultants. The program provides advanced study with a major focus on clinical experience and culminates with the Master of Science with a specialization in Nursing. Students may pursue either full-time or part-time study. Nurses who possess an MS are eligible for the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in this specialization.
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
A grade of B or higher is required in each course.
|NRSG 5118||Healthcare System and Professional Role Development||3|
|NRSG 5121||Epidemiology and Population Health||3|
|NRSG 5117||Advanced Pharmacology||2|
|NRSG 5126||Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice||3|
|NRSG 6115||Health Assessment||3|
|NRSG 6325||Pharmacotherapeutics in Anesthesia and Critical Care Nursing||2|
|or NRSG 6222||Pharmacology of Adults and Older Adults|
|NRSG 6220||Nursing Management: Acute Episodic Illness||3|
|NRSG 6221||Nursing Management: Critical and Chronic Illness||3|
|NRSG 6241||Acute-Care Concepts in Nursing Practice||3|
|NRSG 6420||Adult-Gerontology Acute-Care Nursing Practicum 1||2|
|NRSG 6421||Adult-Gerontology Acute-Care Nursing Practicum 2||4|
|NRSG 6422||Adult-Gerontology Acute-Care Nursing Practicum 3||4|
|NRSG 7105||Translating Research Evidence into Practice||3|
|NRSG 7110||Evidence-Based Practice Research Application||2|
|Complete 3 semester hours in the following subject area:||3|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
43 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required