Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP
University of Massachusetts
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The Post Graduate Certificate Program is designed for individuals who have previously acquired a master’s degree in nursing . This Certificate allows nurses to expand their role as Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners to function as Nurse Practitioners in ambulatory or community-based areas.
Provides comprehensive care to the entire spectrum of adults including young adults, adults and older adults Provides direct health care services incorporating health promotion, health protection, disease prevention and disease management. Graduates of this track are eligible to take the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner certification examination.
The Graduate School of Nursing prepares students to meet the competencies from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) Core Competencies for Nurse Practitioners.