Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Postgraduate Certificate (AGNP) Overview
Are you a registered nurse with a master’s degree who is interested in evaluating the health and wellness of individuals, families, and your community? An adult gerontological nurse practitioner certificate can prepare you to promote and provide care as a member of a health care team and improve the availability of evidence-based, culturally relevant health care in diverse communities.
Become an advocate for elderly patients in settings such as family practices, nursing or convenient care facilities, or universities. The program focuses on developing the skills to:
- Collaborate with the individual, community, and other health care professionals to ensure high-quality primary care services.
- Serve as an advocate for individuals as they interact with the health care system.
- Maintain quality of care through consultation, collaboration, and continuing education.
- Provide care in a holistic manner that is responsive to the individual’s cultural and spiritual beliefs.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.
Note: At this time, residents of the following states and territories may not enroll in this program: Hawaii, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. In addition, international students are not eligible to enroll in this program.