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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

University of California, San Francisco

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
11442 USD/year
11442 USD/year
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About

The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program offered by the University of California, San Francisco has the mission to promote and sustain health in the community and workplace, with particular emphasis on culturally diverse and high-risk populations. 

Overview

The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program offered by the  University of California, San Francisco emphasizes health promotion and maintenance in all patient interactions. Our AGPCNP graduates practice in community and hospital-based primary care clinics, in patient’s homes, in sub-acute/skilled nursing facilities, and in long-term care settings.

AGPCNP specialty coursework and supervised clinical experiences emphasize:

  • patient-centered, evidence-based practice
  • interprofessional, team-based clinical training
  • advocacy for vulnerable, high-risk adult populations

Certifications and Licenses

AGPCNP graduates are eligible for certification as a Nurse Practitioner through the California Board of Registered Nursing (no examination required).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Prologue and Interprofessional Health Education
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Assessment of Common Psychiatric Symptoms
  • Advanced Health Assessment Skills Lab 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

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.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Is RN experience required?

  • No. However, one year is preferred

Does this specialty admit MEPN students?

  • Yes

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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