Gerontological Health Curricula - PMC

Separate tracks for:
    Students with ANP/FNP/ACNP credential (Accelerated) — 19 credits
    Students without NP credential — 30-36 credits

    Postmaster's Certificate GNP-MAP PMC(Accelerated) Geriatric Nurse Practitioner for ANP/FNP/ACNP students w/license & 1,500 clinical hours in NP care of older adults


Program of study — full time and part-time options 

  Plan of study   PMC — Geriatric Nurse Practitioner    
  Course   Title   Credits
  NRSG 853   Advanced Practice Gerontological Nursing: Transitional Care of Older Adults   4
  NRSG 855   Advanced Practice Gerontological Nursing: Mental Health Problems and Health Promotion   4
  NRSG 852   Advanced Practice Gerontological Nursing: Physical Health Problems and Health Promotion   5
  NRSG 854   Advanced Practicum in Gerontological Nursing   6
      TOTAL for Geriatric Nurse Practitioner PMC   19

  Assumes all MSN core courses are satisfied/accepted via GAP analysis.   Postmaster's Certificate Gerontological Health PMC for students without NP credential


Program of study — full time and part-time options 

  Foundation   To be taken unless satisfied by previous MSN coursework    
  Course #   Title   Credits
  NRSG 818   Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses I   3
  NRSG 883   Applied Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses   3
  NRSG 833   Advanced Assessment Across the Life Span   3
  NRSG 882   Advanced Skills Clinical Practicum   2
      TOTAL for Foundation courses   11

 

  Core   Required for all Gerontological PMC students    
  Course #   Title   Credits
  NRSG 853   Advanced Practice Gerontological Nursing: Transitional Care of Older Adults   4
  NRSG 855   Advanced Practice Gerontological Nursing: Mental Health Problems and Health Promotion   4
  NRSG 852   Advanced Practice Gerontological Nursing: Physical Health Problems and Health Promotion   5
  NRSG 854   Advanced Practicum in Gerontological Nursing   6
      TOTAL for Gerontological core PMC courses   19

 

  NP option   Add for Geriatric Nurse Practitioner    
  Course #   Title   Credits
  NRSG 888   Primary Health Care of Older Families   6
      ADD for Geriatric NP PMC   6

  Assumes all MSN core courses are satisfied/accepted via GAP analysis. 

PMC plans of study may vary by student — based on prior MSN courses taken and intended specialty practice. A faculty advisor in your new chosen specialty can provide guidance. For details, talk to a graduate student services representative.

 

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