Jun 13, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [FINAL EDITION]

Nursing, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, MSN

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The Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Program prepares advanced practice nurses to be providers of care to young adults (including late adolescents), adults, and older adults (including frail older adults) with acute, critical, and complex chronic illnesses. The AGACNP manages patients who are physiologically unstable, dependent on technology, vulnerable to complications, and require ongoing monitoring and intervention. Diagnostic reasoning, decision making, clinical management, inter-professional practice, and leadership skills are fostered.


Total Credits: 46

This 46-credit program is available at the Harrisburg and Main Campuses. The program can be completed in 18 months of full-time study or 24 months of part-time study. A minimum of 672 hours of faculty-supervised clinical practice is required. Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) credentialing examinations.

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