Graduate Program Information
Pace’s Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) program is a 42-credit Master of Science program for registered nurses with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and one year of acute care/inpatient nursing experience. This program will prepare you to move into a well-paid career delivering health care in the context of adults/older adults in an acute care setting within a primary health care framework.
- Flexible programming to meet your needs — A unique blend of online and on-campus classes, and individually precepted clinical practicum hours.
- Our AGACNP program will prepare you to deliver evidence-based, culturally competent, primary health care to individuals within the context of the acute care setting.
- The program meets the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses requirements for Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certification
- Pace offers a certificate of advanced graduate study for master’s prepared nurses who wish to pursue adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner studies, as well as nurse practitioners who wish to expand their practice through adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner education and certification (credits determined by a gap analysis).
|NURS 640A||Advanced Physical Assessment - Part 1||3|
|NURS 681||Pathophysiology For Advanced Practice Nursing||3|
|NURS 682||Clinical Pharmacology for Prescribing Advanced Practice Nursing||3|
|NURS 801||Underpinnings of Advanced Nursing||3|
|NURS 802||Leadership for Advanced Nursing||3|
|NURS 803||Advanced Nursing in Primary Health Care||3|
|NURS 804||Scholarly Inquiry for Advanced Nursing||3|
|NURS 640C||Advanced Physical Assessment - Part 2 Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner||3|
|NURS 662||Intro to Acute Care Advanced Nursing Practice||4|
|NURS 662A||Adult Gero-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (180 clinical hours)||2|
|NURS 664||Advanced Theory and Practice for Acute-Gero Care Advanced Practice Nurses Level I||4|
|NURS 664A||Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (185 clinical hours)||2|
|NURS 668||Advanced Theory and Practice for Adult-Gero Acute Care Advanced Nursing Practice II||4|
|NURS 668A||Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum III (185 clinical hours)||2|
Total credits for Master's Degree Conferral (550 supervised clinical hours) 42 credits