Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

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Overview

With the looming shortage of physicians entering primary care and the emergence of the patient-centered medical home model, the demand for adult-gerontology nurse practitioners is greater than ever. As a graduate of U-M Nursing’s Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program, you will be in high demand and well-positioned to take advantage of top career opportunities in this specialty area.

New for fall 2020, U-M Nursing is now offering online degree options for this program!

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Is This Specialty Right for Me?

Spend a few minutes to hear directly from the U-M Nursing faculty member who leads our Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program. It will help you better understand the factors to consider as you decide if this advanced practice specialty program is right for you.

Learning and Program Plans

The focus of U-M Nursing’s Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program is on cutting-edge, community-based care. You can choose from a variety of program plan options to suit your needs, including online and residential learning environments. Newly introduced for the fall 2020 term, our online AGPCNP program option is designed to maintain our rigorous education provided with U-M Nursing’s traditional residential format. The online AGPCNP program is designed by faculty, along with student input and consultation with national experts in online learning. Faculty are trained in highly effective and cutting-edge strategies for optimal learning and student engagement. Students admitted to the online AGPCNP program will be required to attend an on-campus orientation and come to campus for three days per term. Visit our tuition information page for more information on online program costs. On-campus sessions will focus on areas that are essential to student success, including skill building and testing, formative learning experiences, summative assessments of student performance and progression throughout the program, access to expert seminar content and connections with faculty and peers. Adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner education is based on an understanding of health sciences theory and clinical preparation that cultivates the knowledge, judgment and skills needed to provide primary health care management, health promotion and disease prevention to adolescents and adults.

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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner MSN

 

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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner DNP

 

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