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Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

University of California, San Francisco

24 months
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11442 USD/year
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About

The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program offered by the University of California, San Francisco remains the only one of its kind in Northern California. 

Overview

The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program offered by the University of California, San Francisco enables training within a diversity of hospitalized patient practice settings, such as but not limited to, internal medicine, transplant, cardiology, neurosurgical, oncology, trauma, intensive care and emergency department.

The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner can legally diagnose and treat medical conditions. In addition, some AG ACNPs provide direct patient management from admission to discharge in collaboration with the physician and other members of the health care team. AG ACNPs may also continue to monitor the patient as the patient moves into the outpatient setting to ensure successful transition after discharge and complete resolution of transition needs. The structure of the role depends upon the collaborative agreement with physicians and other members of the health care team.

Certifications

Upon completion of the specialty, students will be eligible to apply for national certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Health Assessment Skills Lab 
  • Advanced Health Assessment 
  • Assessment & Management of Common PsychiatricSymptoms
  • Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Online 2
  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of two years adult acute care nursing experience in the hospital setting is required prior to applying to the program
  • Experience in the hospital setting incorporates all inpatient settings including, but not limited to, Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Critical Care, Trauma, Transplant, Cardiology, Pulmonary, Neurology and Emergency Department. Applicants are not required to have Critical Care or Emergency Department nursing experience. However, experience in these settings is preferred if the applicant wishes to precept in these settings while enrolled in the program
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      11442 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 11442 USD per year during 24 months.
    • National

      11442 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 11442 USD per year during 24 months.

    Living costs for San Francisco

    2206 - 4119 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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