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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 - INACTIVE 3
  60082 Geriatric Primary Care I - INACTIVE 5
  60083 Geriatric Primary Care II - INACTIVE 5
  60192 Adult Geriatric NP Practicum - INACTIVE 2
  60204 Health Care Issues in Aging - INACTIVE 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