Graduate Certificate – Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist

 

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Program Overview

This program is for students who have completed a graduate degree and are certified as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). Student who pursue the AGCNS graduate certificate will be prepared as expert clinicians to provide direct patient care from wellness through acute care with a focus on complex and vulnerable adult and older adult populations. The AGCNS student will also be prepared to influence care outcomes by acting as a resource and providing expert consultation for nursing staff and other health professionals by implementing evidence-based practice initiatives to support improvements in health care delivery systems. 

Graduate AG CNS Certificate Courses

Course Number

Course Title

Total Credit hours (didactic + clinical credit)

Didactic credits

Clinical credit & clinical hours

N8400

Adult & Geriatric Primary Care I

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8410

Adult & Geriatric Primary Care II

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8540

Advanced Diagnostics & Reasoning I

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8710

Clinical Management of Acute & Critical Care Problems

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8720

Symptom Management of Acute & Chronic Illness

3.5

2

1.5 (90 hrs)

N8920

Quality, Safety, & Performance Outcomes

3

2

1 (60 hrs)

N8980

Advanced Clinical Nursing Practicum

2

0

2 (120 hs)

Total

22.5

12

10.5 (630 hrs)