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Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Curriculum

Total credit hours: 45

An Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse with a graduate degree in nursing that is prepared for advanced practice in adult gerontology health care across the health continuum. This practice includes independent and interdependent decision-making and direct accountability for clinical judgment. Graduate preparation expands the comprehensiveness of the AGNP's role to include participation in and use of research, development and implementation of health policy, leadership, education, case management, and consultation.

Course Code Title Credits Clock Hours
NGR 6002C Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan 4
NGR 6064C Advanced Diagnostics and Procedures 3
NGR 6152 Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology 4
NGR 6172 Pharmacology for Advanced Nurse Practitioner 4
NGR 6638 Health Promotion Theory & Strategies Across the Lifespan 3
NGR 6733 Organizational Professional Dimensions of Nursing Practice 3
NGR 6803 Research and Evidence-Based Practice 3
NGR 6893 Systems and Populations in Healthcare 3
NGR 6207C Health Management of Adults & Older Adults I 6 180
NGR 6244C Health Management of Adults & Older Adults II 6 180
NGR 6291C Health Management of Adults & Older Adults: Special Topics 6 180
Total 45 540

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.