Upon completion of the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Certificate NDP) specialty at University of Arizona you will be eligible to take an AGACNP national board certification examination. To qualify for entry into the AGACNP Graduate Certificate program, you must have a degree in nursing as an advanced practice nurse and experience in an acute care setting. The program requires a minimum of 30 credits and 540 clinical hours.
College of Nursing
The College of Nursing at the University of Arizona offers a variety of programs at the graduate level. Programs are available for students pursuing a first degree in nursing, as well as students interested in advancing in the professional as leaders, advanced practice nurses, and nurse researchers. Please visit the College of Nursing's website for detailed information about our college, faculty and programs.
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- Health Assessment
- Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology
- Pharmacology in Acute Care
- Adult-Gerontology Diagnosis & Management of Chronic & Acute Illness
- Cardiac Rhythm Analysis & Interventions
- Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics
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- 6 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Students are required to attend Resident Intensive Summer Experience (RISE) once during their post masters certificate program. In addition to RISE attendance requirements, post masters certificate students must participate in practice intensives at the College of Nursing.
- FNP, PNP, and PMHNP students must have a clinical rotation with at least one NP preceptor during their program of study; students may not exclusively precept with MDs/DOs.
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 6 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 6 months.
Living costs for Tucson
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.