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Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care

Duke University

Master
24 months
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57900 USD/year
57900 USD/year
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Our Master in Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care program at Duke University prepares advanced practice nurses as generalists in adult primary care in a wide variety of settings, including private practices, public clinics, hospital-based outpatient clinics, and specialty practices.

Overview

The Master in Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care program at Duke University focuses on developing the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver nursing care to individuals from adolescence to older adulthood across primary care settings, including those in rural and under-served areas.

As a graduate from our adult-gerontology nurse practitioner major you are well-prepared to provide culturally competent, evidence-based, state-of-the-art primary medical care to patients from adolescence through senescence. Our graduates practice in a wide variety of outpatient settings ranging from small community health centers to retail clinics to large academic medical centers.

Highlights

  • Opportunities for short-term course or clinical work in international sites

  • Options for choosing an area of specialization (cardiology, endocrinology, oncology, orthopedics, or HIV)

  • Precepted clinical experiences in a variety of settings, including rural and underserved areas

  • Campus visits for intensive group learning experiences complement the online didactic content and the clinical preceptorships

  • Focus on the knowledge and skills necessary to provide primary care across diverse settings

  • Develop clinical resiliency under the mentorship of experienced clinicians in their area of expertise

  • Synthesize clinical learning and the transition to the role of nurse practitioner

  • A final residency clinical synthesis integrates previous didactic and clinical experiences

  • Many of our faculty continue to practice in clinical roles, so they remain up-to-date on clinical issues

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nurse as Scholar: Science Development, Study Design & Statistics
  • Nurse as Scholar: Evidence-based Practice
  • Population Health in a Global Society
  • Professional Transitions: Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Physical Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning in APN
  • Clinical Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care Adolescents and Adult Patients
  • Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care Adolescents, Adults and Older Adult Patients: Clinical

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science from an accredited institution (transcripts required, including an estimated GPA and a grade scale)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Three recommendations
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or equivalent—official results
  • English Language Testing (TOEFL or IELTS)—official results 
  • Interview and/or a video introduction
  • Nonrefundable application fee of US$75— paid by credit card, or by a check made payable to Duke University

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28950 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    57900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28950 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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