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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Studies Catalog

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, M.S.


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An Adult- Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (A-GNP) Primary Care is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who provides care in ambulatory and long-term care settings. While focusing on health promotion and disease prevention, A-GNPs acquire advanced skills in health assessment, diagnosis, and management of acute and chronic health problems. A-GNPs in primary care deliver comprehensive care to young, middle, and older adults in a variety of settings with an emphasis on outpatient care.

What services do NPs provide?

•Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests

• Diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions such as infections, injuries, mental health problems, hypertension, and diabetes

• Coordinate patients’ overall health care

• Teach/coach patients for healthier lifestyle manage

 

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (A-GNP) Role - Concentration Courses


In addition to the Core requirements, students who select the adult-gerontology nurse practitioner role will complete Advanced Pharmacology and 17 credits of Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner courses:

Suggested Course Sequence - Two Year Program of Study


Your Program of Study is personalized upon acceptance to York College. Listed below is a suggested progression of courses to fulfill the requirements of this degree program. You will need to work closely with your Academic Advisor from the Graduate Nursing Department to successfully complete this program.

Suggested Course Sequence - Three Year Program of Study


Your Program of Study is personalized upon acceptance to York College. Listed below is a suggested progression of courses to fulfill the requirements of this degree program. You will need to work closely with your Academic Advisor from the Graduate Nursing Department to successfully complete this program.

Total Credits: 44


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