The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program from Emory University prepares nurses for advanced practice through a course of study focused on the primary care of patients and their families from adolescence through end of life. Emphasis is focused on the prevention and management of chronic disease in the adult population, through pharmacologic, behavioral and relationship development.
Graduates are prepared to sit for the Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner exam administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Exam.
As the population of older adults grows exponentially, graduates of this program of study are prepared to improve the care of this entire population—by in depth study of disease trends, evidence based guidelines, and preservation of physical, mental and social function to end of life. Career Opportunities Graduates of this program are prepared for advanced practice roles in a wide variety of health care settings. In addition to working as a nurse practitioner, graduates have found positions as researchers, consultants, or educators.
- Research and Evidence-Based Practice
- Management of Acute and Chronic Illness
- Advanced Pharmacology
- Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety
- Advanced Management of Geriatric Skin, Continence and Functional Reserve
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesNursing Health Sciences Gerontology View 130 other Masters in Gerontology in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited nursing program (CCNE, NLNAC)
- Unencumbered RN license in the state of Georgia or a multistate RN license
International48518 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24259 USD per semester during 24 months.
National48518 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24259 USD per semester during 24 months.
Living costs for Atlanta
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.