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Nursing - Adult and Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Oakland University

24 months
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19842 USD/year
19842 USD/year
15648 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Nursing - Adult and Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner track from Oakland University prepares the advanced practice nurse to develop advanced skills in the care of the acute and/or critical care patient, from young adults to older adults.

Overview

Program description

Nursing - Adult and Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner graduates at Oakland University are prepared to apply nursing theory, principles of advanced practice nursing and the research process in the care of the acute and/or critical care patients.  Knowledge for advanced nursing practice is synthesized from concepts in nursing, as well as the biological and social sciences. A graduate is prepared to apply nursing theory, principles of advanced practice nursing and evidence-based practice in the design and delivery of acute care.  Knowledge for advanced nursing practice is synthesized from concepts in nursing as well as the biological and social sciences. 

The curriculum includes theoretical content and 700 precepted clinical hours in the acute care setting. Upon program completion, you will be prepared to sit for the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) certification exam.

Master’s program objectives

Building on the foundation of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program will prepare graduates as transformational leaders with advanced nursing knowledge and practice expertise for optimizing health outcomes. (Essential IX)

The MSN program prepares graduates to:

  • Integrate theories and scientific findings from nursing, biopsychosocial fields, genetics, public health, and organizational sciences using translational processes to improve evidence-based nursing practice across diverse settings.  (Essentials I & IV, VIII, IX)
  • Apply concepts from organizational leadership, systems leadership, and information technology in the promotion of quality improvement and safety. (Essentials II, III, V, IX)
  • Demonstrate requisite knowledge of legal and regulatory processes, health policy, ethics, and advocacy to improve health outcomes of diverse populations at the organizational, local, state, and federal level.  (Essentials IV, VI, VIII, IX)
  • Employ intra/interprofessional collaborative strategies in the design and delivery of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention interventions to improve health outcomes in individuals, families, communities, and populations.  (Essentials IV, VII, VIII, IX)
  • Integrate professional standards and guidelines in the provision of nursing practice in a specialty area.  (Essentials IX)

Programme Structure

Course requirements:

  • Theory and Transitional Research for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Systems Leadership and Health Policy for Advanced Nursing Practice 
  • Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan 
  • Role Transition to the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Professional Seminar 
  • Adult and Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Clinical Concepts in Acute Care 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

49 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission to the Master of Science in Nursing program must have completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with an overall undergraduate cumulative grade point average of B (3.0) or above from an institution accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
  • Applicants must submit ALL transcripts from previously attended institutions.
  • Proof of a current unrestricted Registered Nurse license in the United States or its territories.
  • A minimum of one year of clinical experience as an R.N. (at time of application deadline) is required during which time the applicant must have functioned as an independent decision maker and demonstrated advanced psychomotor skills.
  • Two (2) Recommendations must be completed by healthcare professionals in nursing, leadership, administration/management, or education and are able to attest to the applicant’s nursing skills and/or abilities. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19842 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19842 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    19842 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19842 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15648 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Rochester Hills

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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