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Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practioner (Post Master's) PDFDownload to print

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College of Nursing

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

The Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certificate provides master's degree prepared nurses the additional specialized knowledge and clinical experience that will prepare them for the adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner certification. After completing 525 clinical hours and the complete plan of study, graduates are eligible to apply for the national certification examination.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (12 credits)
Prerequisite: Master of Science in Nursing.
Course Title Credits
NURS 60007 Advanced Assessment Across the Lifespan (2)  
  60011 Advanced Assessment Across the Lifespan Laboratory for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (1)  
  60045 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses (3)  
  60120 Primary Care I: Adults Across the Lifespan (3)  
  60441 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing (3)  
  60506 Clinical Diagnostics for Advanced Practice Nurses (3)  
  61292 Primary Care I Practicum: Adults Across the Lifespan (1) (105 hours)  
CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (12 credits)
Course Title Credits
NURS 60130 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Role 1
  60230 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner I 4
  60330 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner II 2
  61392 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Role Practicum (105 hours) 1
  62392 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner I Practicum (210 hours) 2
  63392 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner II Practicum(210 hours) 2
MINIMUM TOTAL 12