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Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

24 months
Duration
46988 USD/year
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About

The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program from Emory University integrates content in advanced health assessment, clinical decision making and diagnosis, advanced pharmacology, and management of acutely ill adults with specialty seminars taught by expert clinicians. 

Overview

The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program from Emory University prepares nurses to provide advanced practice in acute care settings through a program of study focused on the care of acutely ill patients and complex chronically ill patients and their families in high acuity specialty areas including critical care, trauma surgery, general surgery, plastic surgery, and hospital medicine. Seminars and clinical experiences emphasize the physiological and psychosocial impact of acute and chronic illness on the patient and family.

Graduates are prepared to sit for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certification exam administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the AACN Certification Corporation.

Career Opportunities

Students graduating from this program have opportunities to work in acute and critical care specialty settings. Graduates have also found positions in critical care, trauma surgery, general surgery and all inpatient specialties.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Becoming an APRN
  • Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment 
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Diagnostics & Management for the APRN
  • Clinical Specialty: Adult/Gerontology 
  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited nursing program (CCNE, NLNAC)
  • Unencumbered RN license in the state of Georgia or a multistate RN license
  • One-year of RN experience in a hospital setting

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46988 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23494 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    46988 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23494 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 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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Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
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