Adult Gero-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ANP)

ANP 668  Advanced Adult-Gerontology Acute NP I  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): NU 607, NU 613, and NU 620.

Corequisite(s): ANP 669 and ANP 671.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to integrate fundamental knowledge of human anatomy and physiology with an understanding of the pathologic changes and clinical manifestations that characterize acute, chronic, and complex disorders in late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is on the development of critical thinking skills necessary to achieve direct care and core competencies of the adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe and effective care to late adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations. If one or both corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered spring term only.

ANP 669  Advanced Adult-Gerontology Acute NP Practicum I  (1)  

Prerequisite(s): NU 607, NU 613, and NU 620.

Corequisite(s): ANP 668 and ANP 671.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to demonstrate management strategies and apply selected practice models for the delivery of high quality care to late adolescents, adults, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is on promoting progression of competence within the Advanced Practice Nursing role. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered spring term only. (70 Simulation Hours)

ANP 671  Health Promotion/Disease Prevention and Issues for AGACNP  (2)  

Prerequisite(s): NU 607, NU 613, and NU 620.

Corequisite(s): ANP 668 and ANP 669.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to integrate prior theoretical and practical knowledge for diagnosis and management of health and illness in late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is the application of health promotion lifestyle changes and disease prevention concepts for acute and chronic conditions affecting late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. The emphasis of this course is to identify needs and examine clinical preventive services and health promotion in the late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered spring term only.

ANP 672  Advanced Adult-Gerontology Acute NP II  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): ANP 668, ANP 669 and ANP 671.

Corequisite(s): ANP 673.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to continue to integrate fundamental knowledge of human anatomy and physiology with an understanding of the pathologic changes and clinical manifestations that characterize acute, chronic, and complex disorders in late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is on the development of critical thinking skills necessary to achieve direct care and core competencies of the adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe and effective care to late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered summer term only.

ANP 673  Advanced Adult-Gerontology Acute NP Practicum II  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): ANP 668, ANP 669 and ANP 671.

Corequisite(s): ANP 672.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to prioritize management strategies and apply selected practice models of delivery of care to late adolescents, adults, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is to provide the student with opportunities to integrate in-depth diagnostic and management skills to provide care to the late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. The emphasis of this course is on the formulation and management of individualized treatment plans based on diagnostic findings and current practice models. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered summer term only. (210 Clinical Hours)

ANP 674  Advanced Adult-Gerontology Acute NP III  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): ANP 672 and ANP 673.

Corequisite(s): ANP 675.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to continue to integrate fundamental knowledge of human anatomy and physiology with an understanding of the pathologic changes and clinical manifestations that characterize acute, chronic, and complex disorders in late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is on the development of critical thinking skills necessary to achieve direct care and core competencies of the adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe and effective care to late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered fall term only.

ANP 675  Advanced Adult-Gerontology Acute NP Practicum III  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): ANP 672 and ANP 673.

Corequisite(s): ANP 674.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to continue to prioritize management strategies and apply selected practice models of delivery of care to late adolescents, adults, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is to provide the student with opportunities to integrate in depth diagnostic and management skills to provide care to the late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. The emphasis of this course is on the formulation and management of individualized treatment plans based on diagnostic findings and current practice models. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered fall term only. (210 Clinical Hours)

ANP 676  Advanced Adult-Gerontology Acute NP IV  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): ANP 674 and ANP 675.

Corequisite(s): ANP 677.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to continue to integrate fundamental knowledge of human anatomy and physiology with an understanding of the pathologic changes and clinical manifestations that characterize acute, chronic, and complex disorders in late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is on the development of critical thinking skills necessary to achieve direct care and core competencies of the adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe and effective care to late adolescents, adults, and geriatric clients. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered spring term only.

ANP 677  Advance Adult-Gerontology Acute NP Practicum IV  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): ANP 674 and ANP 675.

Corequisite(s): ANP 676.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to refine management strategies and best practice models in the delivery of high quality care to late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. The focus of this course is to evaluate progress toward the achievement of professional competencies. The emphasis is on the incorporation of evidence and concepts from previous coursework and clinical practice to improve the health status and provide palliative care for late adolescent, adult, and geriatric clients. If one or both of the corequisite courses is not passed, the student must retake all corequisite courses together. Offered spring term only. (210 Clinical Practicum Hours)

ANP 796  Adult Gerontology Acute NP Project Planning and Development  (3)  

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate nursing or doctoral degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The purpose of this course is to synthesize previous learning in the DNP program, which will provide a foundation for the DNP Clinical Residency courses. The focus of this course is on the development of a practice-focused problem, issue or process that will be pursued during the DNP Clinical Residency. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary to initiate the translation of evidence-based practice and clinical scholarship impacting the healthcare system to decrease risk and improve healthcare outcomes for the population served. (Due to circumstances that may arise in the student's progression through the program, the student may be required to retake the course.) Offered summer term only.

ANP 797  Adult Gerontology Acute NP Residency I  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): ANP 796.

To progress to this course, all previous coursework counting towards the graduate or doctoral nursing degree must be completed with a grade of "B" or better. The Adult Gerontology Acute NP Residency I is the first of three Clinical Residency courses that are considered a vital component of the Doctor of Nursing Practice educational program. The purpose of this course is to combine clinical practice experiences with scholarly activities to provide in-depth learning for the student. The focus of this course is on the continued development and implementation of a practice-focused problem, issue or process that will be evaluated during the ANP Clinical Residency courses. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary to initiate the translation of evidence-based practice and clinical scholarship that is impacting the healthcare system, in order to decrease risk and improve health care outcomes for the population served. Offered fall term only. (210 Clinical Hours)

ANP 798  Adult Gerontology Acute NP Residency II  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): ANP 796 and ANP 797.

The Adult Gerontology Acute NP Residency II is the second of three Clinical Residency courses that are considered a key component of the Doctor of Nursing Practice educational program. The purpose of this course is to combine clinical practice experiences with scholarly activities to provide in-depth learning for the student. The focus of this course is on the continued development and implementation of a practice-focused problem, issue, or process that is being evaluated during the ANP Clinical Residency courses. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary to continue the translation of evidence-based practice and clinical scholarship that is impacting the healthcare system, in order to decrease risk and improve health care outcomes for the population served. (210 Clinical Hours)

ANP 799  Adult Gerontology Acute NP Residency III  (3)  

Prerequisite(s): ANP 796, ANP 797, and ANP 798.

The Adult Gerontology Acute NP Residency III is the final Clinical Residency course that is considered a key component of the Doctor of Nursing Practice educational program. The purpose of this course is for the student to present and receive approval for the final Scholarly Project. The focus of this course is on the final development and implementation of a practice-focused problem, issue, or process that was pursued during the ANP Clinical Residency courses. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary to continue the translation of evidence-based practice and clinical scholarship that is impacting the healthcare system, in order to decrease risk and improve health care outcomes for the population served. (210 Clinical Hours)