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Geriatric Nurse Practitioner (Post Master's) PDFDownload to print

College
Department
College of Nursing

113 and 216 Henderson Hall
Tel: 330-672-7911
Web: www.kent.edu/nursing

The Geriatric Nurse Practitioner certificate is for nurses holding an MSN degree to be certified to work in the area of primary and long-term care of adults age 64 and older.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (22-33 credits)
Course Title Credits
GERO 61191
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Gerontology
3
NURS
60041
Advanced Physical Assessment
3
  60082 Geriatric Primary Care I
5
  60083 Geriatric Primary Care II
5
  60192 Adult Geriatric NP Practicum
2
  60204
Health Care Issues in Aging
3
  60441
Advanced Pharmacology
3
Choose from the following:
3
BSCI 50020
Biology of Aging (3)

  60446
Advanced Human Physiology (3)

Choose from the following:
3
EPSY 65521
Adult Development (3)

GERO 54030
Adult Development and Aging (3)

SOC 6/72877 Social Gerontology (3)

Elective:
 
NURS 60206 Ambulatory Diagnostics (2) (optional)

TOTAL 22-33

 

Gainful Employment Disclosure
CIP code:
51.3803
CIP title:
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
AY 11 completers:
0
AY 11 on-time completers:
N/A
AY 11 on-time completion rate:
N/A
Median Stafford loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Median other loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Award title: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Total cost per credit hours:
$452
Total costs for credit hours:
$9,942
Book and supplies cost per credit hours:
$134
Total books and supplies costs:
$1,380
Term: Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
Length: 30 Weeks
Fees per term:
Varies
Room and board per term:
$4,480
Other supply or miscellaneous costs:
N/A
SOC code:
29-1199.03
SOC title:
Nurse Practitioners
ONET link:
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1199.03
Respondent placement rate:
0.00%
Zero placement rate explanation:
No completers in recent year