Certificate Profile: Postgraduate Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG ACNP) is prepared to provide services ranging from disease prevention to critical care. Preventing complications, restoring health, and providing palliative care are important aspects of the role.

This 18-credit certificate prepares students for certification and licensure as Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (AG ACNP). Upon completing the certificate requirements, students will be eligible to sit for the AG ACNP national certification exam offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). After certification, the AG ACNP is eligible to apply for licensure in all fifty states.

Please see the eligibility and admission requirements, course plan and requirements for more information.