The Adult-Gerontology: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner is prepared to assess and manage the full continuum of primary care services for adults and older adults. The core knowledge provided in the specialty coursework is based on the full spectrum of wellness and health, episodic and chronic health care needs.
The Adult-Gerontology: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Plan A) program has met the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) certification eligibility educational requirements. Students who complete this program in its entirety have the educational preparation to sit for the ANCC certification in this role and population. Applicants must also meet any additional eligibility criteria in effect when they apply for certification.
This program is offered on a full-time or part-time basis and has the option of online or combination online/in-class courses. Jefferson MSN programs begin three times throughout the year: Fall, Spring and Summer.
ABOUT JEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSING
Jefferson College of Nursing is an integral part of a premier academic medical center, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals. In 2015 the College (formerly known as the Jefferson School of Nursing) was ranked by U.S.News & World Report among the top 100 Best Graduate Nursing Schools in the country, based on reputation, acceptance rate, student-faculty ratio and faculty credentials. The College of Nursing is also a designated National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education 2015-2019.