Postmasters Certificate - Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

This curriculum plan option is designed for nurses who have a master's degree in nursing and are certified as an advanced practice nurse seeking eligibility for AGPCNP certification.

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Fall Semester

NUR 631              Care of Adults in the Primary Care Setting I   4 hrs
NUR 652              Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Practicum I (240 clinical hours/variable)    4 hr
Total semester hours: 8 credit hours           

Spring Semester

NUR 653               Women’s Health  2 hrs
NUR 655               Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Practicum II (120 clinical hours/variable)  2 hrs
Total semester hours: 4 credit hours   

Summer Semester                                                                                                                                

NUR 634              Care of Adults in the Primary Care Setting II   3 hrs
NUR 656               Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Practicum III (240 clinical hours/variable) 4 hrs
Total semester hours: 7 credit hours   

TOTAL COURSE HOURS                                                                                                 19 hours
TOTAL CLINICAL PRACTICE HOURS                                                                           600 hours*

*For practicum courses, the ratio of credit hour to clinical practice hours is 1:4. A gap analysis of prior clinical experience is used to determine the required clinical practice hours for the certificate program. A student completing this track will be prepared to meet requirements to take the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner certification examination offered by either the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB).

NOTE: This offering does not qualify for financial assistance.

Published:  May 14, 2020