Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGNP)
The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) track within the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program focuses on the primary care of adults from adolescence through old age and across the health continuum. Diverse clinical practice learning opportunities prepare the graduate for roles as a collaborative member of the health care team and as a primary health care provider.
Students prepared as Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners are eligible to sit for the AGNP Primary Care examination. AGNP students may enhance their education through elective coursework in a particular area of interest, including courses in:
- rural healthcare
- infectious disease
- complementary and alternative medicine, and
- acute care