Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Curriculum Plan Changes Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Course Information Class Credits
Graduate Core Courses (12 credits)    
Advanced Nursing Practice Grounded in Caring NGR 6110 3
Philosophical & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles NGR 6811 3
Nursing Research & Evidence Based Practice NGR 6812 3
Leadership, Policy, & Finance in Advanced Nursing Practice NGR 6891 3
Direct Care Core Courses (9 credits)    
Advanced Health Assessment NGR 6002 2
Advanced Health Assessment Lab NGR 6002L 1
Advanced Pathophysiology NGR 6141 3
Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics NGR 6172 3
Concentration Courses (28 credits)    
Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 2 NGR 6176 3
Perspectives of Aging NGR 6251 3
Primary Care 1: Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice NGR 6200 3
Primary Care 1 Practicum: Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (180 supervised clinical hours) NGR 6200L 3
Women's Health: Nursing Situations in Advanced Practice NGR 6342 3
Primary Care 2: Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice NGR 6605 3
Primary Care 2 Practicum: Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (180 supervised clinical hours) NGR 6605L 3
Comprehensive Care of Adolescents through Older Adults NGR 6607 3
Comprehensive Care of Adolescents through Older Adults Practicum (240 supervised clinical hours) NGR 6607L 4
Total Hours   49

Courses Typically Completed in Direct Care Focus Concentrations at FAU*

*(Courses may vary by graduation year)

MSN Core Courses

Course Number Course Title CREDITS
NGR 6110 Advanced Nursing Practice: Grounded in Caring 3
NGR 6811 Philosophy & Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice Roles 3
NGR 6812 Nursing Research Evidence Based Practice 3
NGR 6891 Leadership , Policy and Finance: Advanced Nursing Practice 3

MSN Direct Care Core Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits
NGR 6002 Advanced Health Assessment 2
NGR 6002L Advanced Health Assessment  Lab 1
NGR 6141 Advanced Pathophysiology 3
NGR 6172 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics 3

Sample Plan of Study Plan for 2nd MSN Degree with NP Concentration*

*(Courses may vary by admission year)

Nurse Practitioner Concentrations

Credits Clinical
Hours
NGR 6761       Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics II  3  
NGR 6905     Advanced Health Assessment Review 3  
NGR 6200     Primary Care 1: Foundations of Advanced Practice 3  
NGR 6200L  Primary Care 1 Practicum: Foundations of Advanced Practice                      (12 hours per week) 3 180
NGR 6251     Perspectives of Aging (AGNP  only) 3  
NGR 6342    Women’s Health: Nursing Situations in Advanced  Practice  (FNP and AGNP) 3  
NGR 6301    Care of  Children: Nursing Situations in Advanced  Practice  (FNP only) 3  
NGR 6605     Primary Care 2: Foundations of Advanced Practice 3  
NGR 6605L   Primary Care 2 Practicum: Foundations of Advanced  Practice                       (12 hours per week) 3 180
NGR 6619     Primary Care of Families: Comprehensive Advanced Nursing Practice (FNP) 3  
NGR 6619L  Primary Care of Families Practicum (16 hours/week)  (FNP) 4 240
NGR 6607     Comprehensive Care of Adolescents through Older Adults (AGNP) 3  
NGR 6607L  Comprehensive Care of Adolescents through Older Adults Practicum (AGNP)                    (16 hours/week) 4 240
TOTAL    CREDITS/CLINICAL HOURS   31   600

 

A breakdown of FAU Tuition and fees is located online: http://www.fau.edu/controller/student_information/tuition_breakdown.php

Debra Hain, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP
Associate Professor, Lead ANP/GNP Faculty

p. 561-297-3262
f.  561-297-2416
e.  dhain@health.fau.edu

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