Jun 24, 2024  
2024-2025 Graduate and Professional Programs Catalog 
2024-2025 Graduate and Professional Programs Catalog

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

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An Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who provides care in primary 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 through a curriculum that provides extensive clinical experience and role preparation. AGNPs deliver comprehensive care to young, middle-aged, and older adults in primary care 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 management

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

In addition to the core requirements, students who select the adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner role will complete 23 credits of AGNP role concentration courses, including 14 credits (784 hours) of direct care clinical. The program consists of a total of 46 credits.

Total Program Credits = 46

Suggested Course Sequence

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