ELM-MSN: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
This specialty program prepares students to be nurse practitioners for patients across the adult years in a primary healthcare setting. Graduates are eligible to apply to the state of California Board of Registered Nursing for certification as a nurse practitioner and may apply for national AGPCNP certification through examination. This advanced clinical practice specialty includes direct patient assessment, diagnosis, management and treatment, client advocacy, client/family education, consultation, and program planning, implementation, evaluation, and research.
|Academic Core Courses||10|
|GNRS 506||Spiritual Concept Analysis in Health Care||3|
|GNRS and/or GSPH XXX Electives||7|
|Advanced Practice Core Courses||12|
|GNRS 513||Advanced Nursing Practice Role||2|
|GNRS 610||Advanced Pathophysiology||3|
|GNRS 611||Advanced Pharmacology||3|
|GNRS 612||Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning 1||4 (3/1)|
|Advanced Practice Specialty Courses||25|
|GNRS 581||Primary Health Care of the Older Adult||5 (2/3)|
|GNRS 589||Adolescent Health Care||2|
|GNRS 591||Primary Health Care of the Childbearing Family||4 (2/2)|
|GNRS 592A||Primary Health Care of the Adult and Aging Family||6 (3/3)|
|GNRS 593||Psychosocial Primary Health Care of the Adult and Aging Family||4 (2/2)|
|GNRS 592B||Primary Health Care Clinical Practicum||2 (0/2)|
|Specialization Option Courses: No Requirement|
|GNRS 597||Comprehensive Examination Directed Study||1|
Units in parentheses are classroom/clinical units.
University graduate admission and program-specific requirements must be met before an application is complete (see Admission to the University). Program-specific application requirements are available online.
International students should contact Graduate and Professional Admissions for application procedures.