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Nursing - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

12 months
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11846 USD/year
11846 USD/year
2890 USD/year
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These advanced practice registered nurses are prepared to function as Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (AGACNP) with the Nursing - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Overview

About the Program

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners provide evidence-based care to acutely ill adults with urgent and emergent complex health issues and critically ill adults with life threatening, rapidly changing physiological and pathophysiological conditions.

Graduates with the Nursing - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte are eligible to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) examination for Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners. The AGACNP program is a full-time, campus-based program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Basis for Nursing Practice
  • Research in Nursing and Health Professions
  • Health Policy and Planning in the U.S.
  • Complex Healthcare Management of Adults
  • Advanced Care of Critically Ill Adults
  • Advanced Primary Care and Health Promotion of Adults Across the Lifespan

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina
  • BSN degree from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body
  • Minimum of 12 months full-time nursing practice in acute care (ICU preferred) at the time of application
  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of an undergraduate statistics course with a grade of C or above
  • Statement of Purpose explaining the applicant’s career goal and preparation in relation to acute care nurse practitioner role and qualities making them a strong applicant
  • References should be from professional colleagues and should speak to clinical knowledge and expertise and one’s ability to function as a member of the healthcare team; at least one reference from a supervisory person is preferred
  • ACLS certification required
  • GRE is not required
  • Interview may be required

Work experience

  • Minimum of 12 months full-time nursing practice in acute care (ICU preferred) at the time of application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5923 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11846 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5923 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1445 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Charlotte

1133 - 2060 USD /month
Living costs

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