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 in Nursing. Students may pursue either full-time or part-time study. Nurses who possess an MS in Nursing 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 from the following subject area:||3|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
43 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required