Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
The Master of Science in Nursing with Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) program prepares students to provide primary care to the young adult, adult, and older adult age spectrum across the continuum of care from wellness to illness, in settings that include community health centers and clinics, private medical practices, long-term care facilities, and patient homes. 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.
|Academic Core Courses||10|
|GNRS 504||Bioethics and Healthcare Policy||3|
|GNRS 506||Spiritual Concept Analysis in Health Care||3|
|GNRS 508A||Research and Theory in Advanced Practice Nursing||4|
|Advanced Practice Core Courses||12|
|GNRS 512||Advanced Health Assessment and Health Promotion 1||4 (3/1)|
|GNRS 513||Advanced Nursing Practice Role||2|
|GNRS 515||Advanced Pathophysiology||3|
|GNRS 594||Pharmacology in Advanced Practice Nursing||3|
|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 shown 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.