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Nursing (Concentration in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner)

Virginia Commonwealth University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
27971 USD/year
14497 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Students in the adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner concentration will develop the advanced knowledge and skills needed to manage acutely ill patients through all phases of their hospitalization and post-hospitalization follow-up.

Overview

The adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner generally works in an acute care setting, often within a multidisciplinary team focused on the provision of evidence-based care to adults who are acutely ill. The sphere of influence of the nurse practitioner is that of the patient.

Program goals:

  • Sustain our tradition of leadership in educational excellence by preparing future scholars and leaders for nursing and health care
  • Be a nationally influential center in the development, translation and dissemination of science in biobehavioral clinical research
  • Be a national model for collaboration and partnerships between nursing education and nursing service in academic medical centers
  • Be a national model for clinical scholarship (development and dissemination) in the use of simulation, technology and innovation for best practices in education and practice
  • Provide services that benefit the profession and promote the health and well-being of diverse individuals, families and communities

The mission of the School of Nursing is to improve health and the human condition through leadership in nursing research, education and service. Therefore we will:

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Gero-pharmacology
  • Primary Care Advanced Practice Clinical Procedures
  • Acute Care Advanced Practice Clinical Procedures
  • Diagnosis and Management in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care
  • Ethics, Advanced Nursing Practice and the Health Care Environment
  • Advanced Nursing Practice: The Biological Basis of Health and Illness Across the Lifespan
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Across the Lifespan
  • Policy, Processes and Systems for Advanced Nursing Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

49 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application to graduate study, including the application for Virginia in-state tuition.
  • Personal statement submitted with the online application.
  • $70 application fee.
  • T​​hree reference letters submitted through the online application.
  • Transcripts from each institution you attended are required. 
  • Official test scores, if required by your program.
  • Your resume, if requested by the department to which you are applying.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27971 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27971 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    14497 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14497 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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