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Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Registered nurses (RNs) with a master’s degree in nursing can further their knowledge of medical, surgical, and critical care management of acutely ill adult patient populations by earning the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate.* The curriculum focuses on direct care management, including diagnosis and treatment planning, and includes a 2.5-day in-person skills intensive. The post-graduate APRN certificate program at Purdue Global is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE).
This program may not be available in all states. Speak with an Admissions Advisor for more information.
* Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Graduates who pass the relevant certification exam may be academically eligible for licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse in any state in which the program is available for enrollment. Purdue Global has not made a determination with respect to the licensure or certification requirements for any other states or occupations. Refer to the University Catalog for additional information and program availability. The University cannot guarantee students will be eligible to sit for or pass exams.
Please note that most states require nurses to be nationally certified and to have completed an accredited graduate nursing program in order to obtain licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse. Each national certification provider and state Board of Nursing will have eligibility requirements in addition to these educational requirements, such as passing a criminal background check. Students are responsible for determining whether they are eligible for state Board of Nursing approval and certification as an advanced practice registered nurse in their state. Students can obtain additional information from their state's Board of Nursing, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Classification: Associate's College
Locale: Small City
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