Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner - Florham

Graduates of the Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program will be qualified to diagnose and treat clients with a wide variety of illnesses. Students graduate with an advanced practice nursing (APN) degree and are eligible to take the adult gerontology nurse practitioner certification exam (AANP or ANCC) to become certified in the field.
Degree Requirements                                                                                      30 credits

Nursing Core (8 credits)

NURS6600     Intro. to Adv. Nursing Philosophies, Theories, Roles & Issues
NURS7701     Advanced Research & Evidence Based Practice
NURS7752     Master’s Project

Advanced Nursing Practice (22 credits)

NURS7702     Advanced Pathophysiology
NURS6615     Advanced Pharmacology
NURS6620     Advanced Health Assessment
NURS6621     Advanced Health Assessment: Practicum
NURS6682     Advanced Nursing: Adult Primary Care I
NURS6683     Advanced Nursing: Adult Primary Care I: Practicum
NURS7735     Advanced Nursing: Adult Primary Care II
NURS7736     Advanced Nursing: Adult Primary Care II: Practicum
NURS7759     Advanced Nursing: Adult Primary Care III
NURS7760     Advanced Nursing: Adult Primary Care III: Practicum

Total Credits: 30 credits; Total clinical hours: 550 hours