Fulltime Curriculum Plan - AGPCNP

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track

Four consecutive semesters if full-time and enter in Fall Semester

Semester 1
Fall Semester

NUR 602 (Core)  Advanced Health Assessment (3 hrs)
NUR 603 (Core)  Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology (3 hrs)
NUR 607 (Core)  Advanced Pharmacology (3 hrs)
NUR 632 (AGPCNP) Well Adult and Selected Health Problems in Primary Care Settings (3 hrs)

Semester 2
Spring Semester

NUR 608 (Core) Healthcare Policy (2 hrs)
NUR 618 (Core)  Evidence-based Practice and Research for Advanced Nursing Practice (4 hrs) 
NUR 654 (AGPCNP) Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Practicum I [180 clinical hrs] (3 hrs)
NUR 653 (AGPCNP) Women’s Health (2 hrs)

Semester 3
Summer Semester

NUR 601 (Core) Nursing Theory and Knowledge Development (2 hrs)
NUR 675 (Core) Statistics for the Behavioral and Clinical Sciences (3 hrs)
NUR 621 (AGPCNP) Diagnostic Ordering and Interpretation (1 hr)
NUR 655 (AGPCNP) Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Practicum II [120 clinical hours] (2 hrs)
NUR 633 (AGPCNP) Selected Health Problems of Adults with Acute and Chronic Illnesses (3 hrs)
NUR 620 (Core)Capstone Project (2 hrs)

Semester 4
Fall Semester

NUR 656 (AGPCNP) Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Practicum III [240 clinical hours] (4 hrs)
NUR 644 (Core) Role Transition and Issues for the Advanced Practice Nurse (3 hrs)

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS                                                                                       43 hrs
TOTAL CLINICAL PRACTICE HOURS                                                                540 hrs

This program of study includes a minimum of 540 clinical practice hours; for practicum courses, the ratio of credit hours to clinical practice is 1:4. A student completing this track will be prepared to meet requirements to take the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB).

Published: October 25, 2018