Master of Science in Nursing in the Field of Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
The online master of science in nursing (MSN) in adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner program (AGACNP) program prepares registered nurses to be advanced practice leaders and interprofessional team members providing care for critically ill patients and their families. Acute care nurse practitioners attend to adolescents and adults in a variety of clinical settings, including urgent care centers, critical care units and inpatient medical-surgical or specialty units.
Students are prepared to be eligible to sit for the nationally recognized American Nurses Credentialing Center certification examination for adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner. Clinical placements are selected by the program director and carried out in Northern Virginia, Maryland, or Washington, DC. All students attend several on-campus experiences related to MSN coursework and clinical skills development and assessment.
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 48 credits, including 9 credits in professional core courses, 6 credits in research courses, 33 credits in field-specific courses, and completion of 625 clinical hours.
Students will complete 650 clinical hours.
|NURS 6202||Concepts in Population Health|
|NURS 6203||Nursing Leadership|
|NURS 6205||Health Policy, Quality, and Political Process|
|NURS 6207||Evidence-Based Practice for Health Care Researchers|
|NURS 6208||Biostatistics for Health Care Research|
|NURS 6220||Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology|
|NURS 6222||Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning|
|NURS 6233||Genetics for Health Care Providers|
|NURS 6234||Advanced Pharmacology for Nursing|
|NURS 6235||Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 1: Introduction to Practice|
|NURS 6236||Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner II: Complex and Acute Illness|
|NURS 6237||Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner III: Complex and Chronic Disease Mgt Adolesc/Elderly|