Post-BSN AGNP Concentration

The Post-BSN DNP AGNP graduate will be prepared to provide quality primary care and advanced clinical skills to optimize health outcomes for adults from adolescence to end of life. DNP AGNP graduates are prepared to practice in, for example, primary care offices and clinics, long-term care, wellness and health promotion services and health systems. AGNP DNP graduates are also successfully serving in academic teaching roles and clinical leadership positions. The AGNP DNP graduate will be prepared for the Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner national certification exam. Application deadline date is November 15 for admission for the following August.

Program at a Glance

  • Post BSN Program: 73 credit hours over 8 semesters
  • Accreditation (pending): Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Web-enhanced executive format courses
  • Online courses
  • Campus-based clinical courses, labs and seminars
  • State-of-the-art simulation laboratories

Plan of Study

Semester I – Fall

  • NUR 708 – Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • NUR 713 – Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning for Advanced Practice
  • NUR 713L – Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning Skills Lab
  • NUR 700 – Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for Advanced Practice

Semester II – Spring

  • NUR 733 – Primary Care Management of the Adult I for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • NUR 709 – Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • NUR 709S – Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nursing Seminar

Semester III – Summer

  • NUR 620 – Law, Policy, and Economics of Health Care
  • NUR 705 – Utilization of Research and Evidence-based Practice

Semester IV – Fall

  • NUR 777 – Primary Care Management of the Adult II for Advanced Practice Nursing
  • NUR 714 – Infomatics in Healthcare
  • NUR 798A – Applied EBP Practice & Translational Methods I

Semester V – Spring

  • NUR 776 – Primary Care Management of the Older Adult and Frail Elder
  • NUR 706 – Biostatistics and Epidemiology for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • NUR 798B – Applied EBP Practice and Translational Methods II

Semester VI – Summer

  • NUR 735 – Advanced Practice Nursing: Role, Theory, and Practice
  • NUR 798C – Applied EBP Practice & Translational Methods III
  • NUR 743 – Effective Leadership for Practice

Semester VII – Fall

  • NUR 778 – Primary Care Clinical Practicum I for the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • NUR 779 – Essential Skills for the Advanced Practice Nurse in Primary Care
  • NUR 798D – Applied EBP Practice and Translational Methods IV

Semester VII – Spring

  • NUR 788 – Primary Care Clinical Practicum II for the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • NUR 798E – Applied EBP Practice and Translational Methods V