Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Graduate Certificate
The Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner graduate certificate provides nurses who already have a graduate nursing degree the additional specialized knowledge and clinical experience for the adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner role. The certificate meets the educational requirements for national certification examination.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
- Master's degree in nursing or a doctorate in nursing practice from an accredited nursing program
- Minimum 3.000 graduate GPA on a 4.000 scale
- Official transcript(s)
- Active, unrestricted registered nurse license in the state in which practicum hours will be completed
- Résumé or vita
- Transcript(s) of all previous graduate coursework1
- Syllabi of all courses to considered for transfer in the gap analysis
- Three letters of reference from health care professionals or faculty members
- English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
- Minimum 560 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
- Minimum 83 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
- Minimum 78 MELAB score
- Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
- Minimum 55 PTE score
Effective for admission in spring 2019 and later, applicants will be required to submit a goal statement (no more than 250 words) describing reasons for seeking the certificate in the identified specialty and professional goals.
For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.
Transcript(s) must indicate completion of graduate-level courses in advanced pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology and advanced health assessment, with a minimum B grade earned in each course. Applicants who do not meet the grade requirement for advanced pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology and advanced health assessment may be considered for a conditional admission. For applicants who have not practiced as an advanced practice registered nurse within the two-year period preceding application to the certificate, completion of graduate-level courses in advanced pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology and advanced health assessment must not be greater than five years old at the time of the student's first semester of course registration in the certificate.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
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|NURS 60130||ADULT GERONOTLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER ROLE||1|
|NURS 60230||ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER I||4|
|NURS 60330||ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER II||2|
|NURS 60506||CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES||3|
|NURS 61292||ADULT/GERONTOLOGY PRIMARY CARE I PRACTICUM||2|
|NURS 61392||ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER ROLE PRACTICUM||2|
|NURS 62392||ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER I PRACTICUM||2|
|NURS 63392||ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER II PRACTICUM||2|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||21|
|Minimum Certificate GPA|