Department of Nursing
Dr. Valerie O’Dell, MSN Director
3132 Cushwa Hall
Dr. Cynthia Shields, AG-ACNP Coordinator
2328 Cushwa Hall
The Adult Gerontology – Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Certificate program option is designed to prepare the post-masters prepared nurse with opportunities to build upon their current knowledge and obtain additional advanced practice knowledge and skill to enable them to provide direct acute care to adult and older adult individuals and families.
Graduates of this program will be qualified and eligible to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners AG-ACNP certification examinations. Following national certification, graduates are also qualified to be recognized as an adult gerontology – acute care nurse practitioner and granted prescriptive authority through the state Board of Nursing.
|NURS 6903||Advanced Pharmacology (unless completed previously )||3|
|NURS 6904||Advanced Health Assessment (unless completed previously )||3|
|NURS 7037||Adult-Gero Acute Care 1||3|
|NURS 7038||Adult-Gero Acute Care 1 Practicum||4|
|NURS 7039||Adult-Gero Acute Care 2||3|
|NURS 7040||Adult-Gero Acute Care 2 Practicum||5|
|NURS 7041||Adult-Gero Acute Care 3||3|
|NURS 7042||Adult-Gero Acute Care 3 Practicum||5|
|Total Semester Hours||29|