Online Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Programs

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Are you ready to become an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner? We offer three pathways for you to get there. No matter what route you take, adult-gerontology acute care is an in-demand specialization offering steady career growth. Our online acute care nursing programs are designed to help you concentrate on providing holistic care for adult patients in specialized units, such as intensive care, cardiovascular, oncology, and emergency care.

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THREE ONLINE AGACNP PROGRAMS

Online Master of Science in Nursing — Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN AGACNP)

Focus your nursing skills in adult care. Our advanced degree program offers an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner track designed to help active nurses excel in the acute care environment.
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Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice Program — AGACNP Concentration (BSN to DNP AGACNP)

Are you motived to reach the pinnacle of the nursing profession? Our program offers a direct path to a DNP career with the added advantage of structuring a portion of your coursework to focus on adult-gerontology acute care.
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Online Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate — Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN AGACNPC)

If you have your MSN, and you’re now interested in specializing in adult-gerontology acute care, choose our post-master’s certificate. Focus your career in caring for individuals experiencing acute illness.
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WHY BECOME AN AGACNP?

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WHY CHOOSE MARYVILLE?

We’re a private, four-year institution ranked as one of America’s Best Colleges by both U.S. News & World Report and Forbes. We’re also proud to have been named to the Military Friendly Schools List for the 6th consecutive year. When you choose us, you receive a highly flexible and highly regarded education with the added convenience of being delivered 100% online. Here are a few more reasons why we offer you the best path:
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THE BOOMING CAREER OUTLOOK

CURRICULUM

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Online MSN AGACNP Concentration

Online Master of Science in Nursing — Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN AGACNP) You can complete your AGACNP in just 32 months. Begin your coursework the semester after you enroll with six entry points per year (January, March, May, July, August, and October).

Clinical Hour Requirements: 830 clinical hours completed over 4 semesters, though subject to change.

MSN | Core Courses
  • Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
  • Health Care Policy
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Professional Role Development: Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Leadership and Quality
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

 

For the AGACNP concentration you will need:
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management I (NURS 640)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (NURS 641)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management II (NURS 642)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (NURS 643)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management III (NURS 644)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum III (NURS 645)

Online BSN to DNP Program AGACNP Concentration

Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice Program — AGACNP Concentration (BSN to DNP AGACNP) You can complete your program in just 40 months and 100% online. You can begin your coursework the semester after you are accepted, in spring, summer, or fall.

Clinical Hour Requirements: 830 clinical hours completed over 4 semesters, though subject to change.

BSN to DNP | Core Courses
  • Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
  • Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing.
  • Professional Role Development: Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Principles of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Foundations of Clinical Scholarship
  • Integrating and Synthesizing Research
  • Ethics for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Quality and Patient Safety in Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Clinical Inquiry I
  • Clinical Inquiry II
  • Clinical Inquiry III
  • Organizational and Systems Leadership
  • Advanced Health Policy

 

For the AGACNP concentration you will need:
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management I (NURS 640)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (NURS 641)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management II (NURS 642)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (NURS 643)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management III (NURS 644)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum III (NURS 645)

Online MSN Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate AGACNP Concentration

Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificate — Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner You can complete your certificate in 35 credits and 830 clinical hours total. You can begin your coursework the semester after you are accepted, with six entry points either in spring, summer, or fall.

Graduate Nursing Core Courses
  • Professional Role Development: Advance Practice Nurse (NURS 603)
  • Health Promotion/Disease Prevention (NURS 610)

 

Nurse Practitioner Core Courses
  • Advanced Pathophysiology (NURS 611)
  • Advanced Health Assessment (NURS 612)
  • Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics (NURS 615)

 

For the AGACNP concentration you will need:
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management I (NURS 640)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (NURS 641)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management II (NURS 642)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (NURS 643)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Diagnosis and Management III (NURS 644)
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum III (NURS 645)

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