Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track - MSN Degree
The Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner track in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program from Morningside prepares you for the role of an advanced practice nurse functioning as a nurse practitioner. The AGNP track allows you to focus on unique characteristics and issues of the aging population in primary care settings. In this role, you will conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat common acute illnesses and injuries, administer treatments, and manage chronic health problems.
Nurse practitioners will obtain certification in the specialty before entering the practice setting. All direct patient care roles will need to achieve certification and state licensure in the specified role for which they were educated.
About the Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner MSN at Morningside:
- You will learn to conduct physical exams as well as diagnose and treat common acute illnesses and injuries
- Work to administer treatments
- Learn how to educate about managing chronic health problems
- And become a recognized leader
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The Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner MSN degree from Morningside University's Nylen School of Nursing consists of 46 total credit hours, including 22 credits from master's core classes and 24 AGNP specialty course credits. Students in this track will complete 600 clinical/practicum hours along with three on-site residencies.