CONTACT USTaylor Rose Pamperin, M. Ed.
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This post-master's certificate program prepares the nurse who already has a graduate degree in nursing to become an Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist and to practice in three spheres of influence: patient/family, nurse/nursing and organizational /institutional.
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The program develops knowledge of health promotion, advanced physical assessment, evidence-based practice, systems, quality and safety. Graduates are academically eligible to take the national certification examination for adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist (AGCNS).
The post-master’s certificate curriculum is individually designed based on the course work documented on the transcript of the student’s master’s degree. The number of credits required for the completion of the certificate will vary.
The courses listed are required in the post-master’s curriculum plan unless these courses, or their acceptable equivalent, are documented on the master’s transcript. A minimum of 12 credits is required for the post-master’s certificate.
NURS 6030 Pathophysiological Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 6032 Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 6035 Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan
NURS 6240 Complex Health Problems / or NURS 6340 Complex Acute Health Problems
NURS 6242 Concepts and Interventions for health Problems Across the Lifespan
NURS 6244 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan
NURS 6258 Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Clinical 1
NURS 6259 Adult-Gerontology 2 Clinical Nurse Specialist Clinical 2
6 credits of HEAL or NURS electives
Christine Shaw, PhD, ANP-BC, FNP-BC (Option Coordinator)
Annette Garcia DNP, ANP-BC, AGCNS-BC