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Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (AGCNS)

University of Virginia

24 months
Duration
30240 USD/year
30240 USD/year
18250 USD/year
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About

The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (AGCNS) program from University of Virginia is preparing students to be advanced practice nurses providing care to acute and chronically ill adults.

Overview

The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (AGCNS) program from University of Virginia is an advanced practice nurse prepared to manage adult patients in acute, critical and specialty care units. UVA's program emphasizes the advanced theoretical knowledge, practice and skills needed to manage adult gerontology patients through all phases of their hospitalization and follow-up.

 AGCNS students also develop exceptional diagnostic and clinical decision-making skills, strategies to communicate and collaborate with clinicians and health care team members, and the ability to manage and monitor clinical outcomes. A keen focus on evidenced-based practice, quality improvement through system based leadership, teaching and clinical research are also hallmarks.

Our Approach

  • Intimate classes are small, dynamic and filled with like-minded learners
  • Mentorship access to world-class nursing faculty, exceptional mentors, cutting-edge research and top-of-the-line clinical facilities
  • Hands-on experience 
  • Specialize a chance to specialize as part of the extended clinical practicum

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Theoretical Foundations of Nursing
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Electives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

43 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The School of Nursing welcomes applications from international students for its graduate degree programs. International applicants must submit the regular admissions application plus  additional requirements.
  • Applicants must have a RN license from a US state at the time you submit your admissions application.
  • Three recommendations are required from individuals who can speak directly about your ability to pursue study at the doctoral level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30240 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30240 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    18250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18250 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Charlottesville

990 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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