Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-PCNP)

Program Length (full-time study)

Non-nurses 3 semesters PreSpecialty + 3 semesters AG-PCNP courses
ASN or diploma RNs 2 semesters RN PreSpecialty + 3 semesters AG-PCNP courses
BSN RNs 3 semesters AG-PCNP courses
Post-master’s Program length & courses determined by individual portfolio analysis

 

Specialty Curriculum Plan

FALL - SEMESTER I
N305A Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning 3
N305B Advanced Health Assessment Applications for Adult Nurse Practioners 1
N307 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
N308 Pathophysiologic Concepts 3
N310A

Adult Gerontology Primary Care I

3
    13

SPRING - SEMESTER II
N309C Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of the Adolescent 1
N309E Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of the Woman 1
N310B

Adult Gerontology Primary Care II

3
N310C Advanced Concepts Of Aging 2
N365A AG-PCNP Clinical 1 4
N399A Scientific Underpinnings for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
    14

SUMMER - SEMESTER III
N368 Essential Procedures for Primary Care Provider 2
N310D Concepts of Mental Health Across the Adult Lifespan 1
N365B AG-PCNP Clinical II 4
N395 APN Role within the U.S. Healthcare Delivery System 3
N399B Conceptualization and Integration of Evidence for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
    13
  TOTAL HOURS 40

 

Part-Time Program

2-Year Option

FALL - SEMESTER I
N305A Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning 3
N308 Pathophysiologic Concepts 3

 

SPRING - SEMESTER I
N309E Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of the Woman 1
N309C Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care of the Adolescent 1
N310C Advanced Concepts of Aging 2

 

SUMMER - SEMESTER I
N310D Concepts in Mental Health Across the Adult Lifespan 1
N368 Essential Procedures for the Primary Care Provider 2
N395 APN Role Within the U.S. Healthcare Delivery System 3

 

FALL - SEMESTER II
N305B

Advanced Health Assessment Applications for the Adult Nurse Practitioner

1
N307 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3
N310A Adult Gerontology Primary Care I 3

 

SPRING - SEMESTER II
N310B Adult Gerontology Primary Care II 3
N365A Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical I 4
N399A Scientific Underpinnings for Advanced Nursing Practice 3

 

SUMMER - SEMESTER II
N365B Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical II 4
N399B

Conceptualization and Integration of Evidence for Advanced Nursing Practice

3
  TOTAL HOURS 40

 

Part-Time Program (RN PreSpecialty Year)

2-Year Option

FALL - SEMESTER I
N218A Conceptual Basis for Nursing Practice 3
N228 Population Based Health Care 2
N257 The Nurse as a Teacher and Facilitator of Learning 2

 

SPRING - SEMESTER I
N219 Nursing Ethics Seminar 3
N229 Health Care Systems 3

 

SUMMER - SEMESTER I
No coursework

 

FALL - SEMESTER II
N237

Human Experience of Health & Illness Across the Lifespan III

4
N248 Basic Health Assessment 3

 

SPRING - SEMESTER II
N218B Foundations of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice 3
N249 Integration of Theoretical & Clinical Aspects of Community Health Nursing 3

 

SUMMER - SEMESTER II
No coursework
  TOTAL HOURS 26