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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program

The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program prepares you to diagnose and manage common primary care problems for older adolescents, adults, and older adults.

Nursing faculty member Carolanne Bianchi with mask on.

As an adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, deliver advanced nursing care to promote health and prevent disease by working closely with adult/older adult patients over time to optimize health, function, and quality of life.

About the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Specialty

Nurse practitioners in this specialty diagnose and manage common acute and chronic primary health care problems for older adolescents, adults, and older adults. The adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner practices in a wide variety of settings, including community health clinics, nursing homes, private medical practices, emergency departments, occupational health, and palliative care.

National Certification

Graduates of this program will be prepared to sit for national certification examinations with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) to earn professional certification as an AGPCNP-BC or AGPC-C. Learn more about nurse practitioner certification in the Student Handbook.

Specialty Degree Options & Curriculum

Specialize as an adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner by applying to the master’s degree program. We also offer the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty with an Advanced Certificate or the Post-BS DNP program.

AGPCNP Master’s Curriculum

AGPCNP Advanced Certificate

Post-BS to DNP Program

Craig R. Sellers, PhD, RN, AGPCNP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP

Craig R. Sellers, PhD, RN, AGPCNP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP

Specialty Director, Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program

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