Post-Master's Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

The post-master's certificate in adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner program prepares registered nurses to be advanced practice leaders and interprofessional team members to provide care for acute and critically ill patients and their families in settings such as urgent care centers, critical care units, and inpatient medical-surgical or specialty units. Offered on a part-time basis, the certificate can be completed in five semesters.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

Visit the GW Nursing website for additional information.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 20 credits in required courses.

Required
NURS 6235Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 1: Introduction to Practice
NURS 6236Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner II: Complex and Acute Illness
NURS 6237Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner III: Complex and Chronic Disease Mgt Adolesc/Elderly