Program Goals

  1. Graduates will analyze theoretical concepts and knowledge from nursing and other disciplines relevant to advanced nursing practice in the provision and improvement of health care.
  2. Graduates will assume leadership in designing, managing and implementing quality, cost-effective, and innovative services to clients in a variety of health care settings. 
  3. Graduates will incorporate knowledge of population-based care and cultural influences in ensuring appropriate and sensitive health care.
  4. Graduates will influence health policy formulation and implementation to address socioeconomic and health care issues.
  5. Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in analyzing and utilizing research from nursing and other relevant disciplines to improve practice.
  6. Graduates will engage in a systematic process of moral reasoning and values-based dialogue to resolve/address ethical dilemmas/situations.
  7. Graduates will demonstrate competency in an advanced nursing role.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Role Support Core Courses
NUR 756Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in the Gerontological Population2
Specialty and Role Courses
NUR 718Advanced Adult - Gerontology Acute Care Nursing I4
NUR 746Advanced Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nursing II4
NUR 747Advanced Adult-Gerontology Acute Care III2
NUR 749Practicum III:Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner2
NUR 750Residency: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner5
Total Credits19