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Nursing - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Adult-Gerontology

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The Master of Science inNursing - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Adult-Gerontology program at Grand Canyon University enables experienced nurses to provide advanced level care in complex, acute and critical setting for adults and geriatric patients.

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Overview

In the acute care role, nurse practitioners work to provide assessment, diagnosis and care for adults and the elderly. They perform health assessments, prescribe medications and suggest quality health treatments to manage acute, subacute and complex patients, as well as those with chronic illness.

The Master of Science in Nursing - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Adult-Gerontology program at Grand Canyon University is designed for experienced registered nurses who want to advance their skill sets. The acute care practitioner who specializes in adult-gerontology needs specialized training to care for that population. 

Careers

Graduates from this GCU MS Nursing: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with an Emphasis in Adult-Gerontology program may use their educational experience to advance their careers. They may work in outpatient clients with the primary setting being hospital-based to manage the physical health of patients above the age of 13 that have acute and/or chronic conditions. 

If you are an experienced nurse looking to advance your career, it is time for you to learn how to do so. Join us for the Master of Science in Nursing: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with an Emphasis in Adult-Gerontology degree program at GCU.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Advanced Registered Nursing 
  • Organizational Leadership and Informatics
  • Translational Research and Population Health Management
  • Evidence-Based Practice Project
  • Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology 
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning With Skills Lab

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

53 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
2.8
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
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
500

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    690 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 690 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    690 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 690 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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