Nursing—Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care, MS
This specialization offers registered nurses with a bachelor's degree the opportunity to prepare for a career providing high-quality adult primary care services as an adult-gerontologic nurse practitioner (NP). Adult-gerontology NPs provide services to individuals across most of the life span in clinics, private practices, home care, long-term care, and day programs. Upon completion of the primary care program, graduates are eligible to sit for the adult-gerontology certification exam.
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|
|Primary Adult-Gerontology Nurse Core|
|NRSG 6249||Health Promotion of Adult/Older Adult||3|
|NRSG 6253||Primary Care of Adult/Older Adult Health Problems||4|
|NRSG 6254||Primary Care of Adult/Older Adult Complex Patients||4|
|NRSG 5117||Advanced Pharmacology||2|
|NRSG 5126||Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice||3|
|NRSG 6115||Health Assessment||3|
|NRSG 6222||Pharmacology of Adults and Older Adults||2|
|Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practicum|
|NRSG 6449||Health Promotion of Adult/Older Adult Practicum||1|
|NRSG 6450||Adult/Older Adult Practicum 1||4|
|NRSG 6451||Adult/Older Adult Practicum 2||4|
|NRSG 7105||Translating Research Evidence into Practice||3|
|NRSG 7110||Evidence-Based Practice Research Application||2|
|Complete 2 semester hours from the following subject area:||2|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
43 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required