Total credit hours: 48
The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program provides sufficient didactic and clinical experiences to prepare graduates with the competencies delineated to focus on acute patient care needs with "physiologically unstable, technologically dependent, and/or are highly vulnerable to complications across the continuum of care settings that require frequent monitoring and intervention" (Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Competencies, 2012, p 13).
||Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
||Advanced Diagnostics and Procedures
||Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology
||Pharmacology for Advanced Nurse Practitioner
||Health Promotion Theory & Strategies Across the Lifespan
||Organizational Professional Dimensions of Nursing Practice
||Research and Evidence-Based Practice
||Systems and Populations in Healthcare
||Clinical Management of Acute & Chronically Ill Adult and Older Adults
||Health Management of Adults & Older Adults I
||Clinical Management of Acute & Critically Ill Adult & Older Adults
||Acute Care of Adults & Older Adults – Special Topics
For Master's students without a BS in Nursing, additional bridge coursework will be required.
As approved by Graduate Council 04/16/2012, effective Fall 2012. Will be published in 2013-2014 USF Graduate Catalog.