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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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An Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) 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, AGNPs acquire advanced skills in health assessment, diagnosis, and management of acute and chronic health problems. AGNPs 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 (AGNP) 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.  This program can be completed in as little as two years, or as many as five years.

Total Credits: 44

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