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Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care

Barry University

M.Sc.
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990 USD/credit
990 USD/credit
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About

The adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner (AGACNP) provides advanced practice nursing care to individuals who suffer from acute health episodes requiring complex care in the inpatient, acute care setting. 

Overview

The type of healthcare settings that acute care nurse practitioners commonly practice include the intensive care and trauma settings, acute care subspecialties such as neurology, pulmonology, and nephrology. Most AGACNP are employed in the acute care settings such as hospitals and medical centers or within a specialty practice.

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program, with the AGACNP specialty, is a very notable and recognized nursing program throughout South Florida. Through this program you will:

  • Experience personalized attention from faculty to ensure grasp of course curriculum
  • Work with professional patients to gain hands-on experience with clinical exams such as the pelvic and prostate exams
  • Have classes one day a week in order to fit your busy schedule
  • Be eligible to sit for Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certification exam (ANCC, AANP and American Association of Critical Care Nurses)
  • Receive a 30% tuition discount if you are already a registered nurse

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Role Development of the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Health Promotion/Disease Preventio
  • Advanced Pharmacology 
  • Phil/Theoretic Bases of Nursing
  • Advanced Health Assessment/Differential Diagnosis
  • Evidence-Based Inquiry in Nursing
  • Behavioral Health 
  • Public Policy Strategies for Nursing
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care I
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care II
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care III
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Integration Practicum
  • Clinical

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

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.
79
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

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree in nursing granted from a regionally and professionally accredited or internationally recognized college or university. A bachelor’s degree from another discipline will be considered on a case by case basis. 
  • A current, unrestricted license as a professional registered nurse in the United States. Out of state applicants must be eligible for endorsement by the Florida Board of Nursing. An unrestricted Florida license must be received prior to starting the Program and maintained throughout enrollment in the Program. A minimum of one year, full time clinical experience as a Registered Nurse within the last three years is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 990 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Funding

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