Online Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

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Experience an expertly crafted curriculum taught by our supportive faculty.

We’re here to educate and support you. With several degrees of student support, no GRE requirements and a flexible learning environment, we’re breaking down barriers that often prevent bright minds from reaching their full potential in advanced practice. Our inclusive approach to adult geriatric nursing practice starts with three entry points:

 

Associate Degree in Nursing to MSN

  • Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program
  • Must complete a college-level statistics course prior to the start of classes
  • Active unencumbered RN license
  • General Education courses may be required, depending on student’s prior undergraduate coursework

Non-Nursing Bachelor’s to MSN

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Must complete a college-level statistics course prior to the start of classes
  • Active unencumbered RN license

Bachelor of Science in Nursing to MSN

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program
  • Must complete a college-level statistics course prior to the start of classes
  • Active unencumbered RN license

Core MSN curriculum includes:

NU 304 Health Assessment
NU 403 Evidence for Nursing Practice
NU 404 Concepts and Challenges in Professional Practice
NU 510 Community-Based Nursing Community-Based Nursing (60 clinical hours and community assessment)
NU 601 Nursing Theory
NU 605 Concepts in Nurse Leadership
NU 606 Advanced Pathophysiology
NU 629 Health Promotion - Disease Prevention
NU 631 The Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice
HP 609 Health Policy, Politics and Perspectives
NU 641 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology
NU 650 Advanced Health Assessment (64 clinical hours)
NU 668 Roles and Issues in APN

Adult Geriatric (AGNP)

HP 626 Political, Financial and Social Issues in Gerontology
NU 664E Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I
NU 664E-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
NU 665E Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II
NU 665E-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II (300 Clinical Hours)

Tuition fees

$990

Per credit hour

$100-$300

Estimated cost of textbooks per course

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Regis College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.)

Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Designated as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing 2008-2020

Ranked #16 Master of Science in Nursing programs

Master’s Programs Guide ranked Regis #16 in 50 Best Online Master of Science in Nursing Programs.