NUR 424 - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner I
9 credits ( 5 didactic hours / 4 clinical hours )224 clinical hours
- NUR 403, 411, 414
- This course is the first in a two-course sequence for Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) students. The course builds on the concepts of advanced health assessment and the diagnosis and management of common problems across the adult-older adult-spectrum. Content focuses on the care of adults-older adults who have acute, critical, and/or complex care needs. Content addresses the foundations of acute and critical care that cross all areas of specialization. Clinical experiences and a variety of teaching-learning methods are utilized. Role development content emphasizes integration of the multiple roles for advanced practice nurses in an interdisciplinary, rapidly-changing health system. Students are expected to begin to implement the role of AGACNPs across care settings.