Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

The application cycle for admission to Fall 2021 opens Sept. 14, 2020.

Complete applications for Fall 2021 submitted by July 1, 2021 — with uploaded letters of recommendation — will be reviewed. 

Description

Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) graduates are prepared as advance practice nurses to assess, diagnose, monitor, treat and coordinate care of individuals from adolescence to senescence with common acute and chronic conditions within the context of family and community in primary care settings. The focus of the specialty is on the delivery of primary care to the individual including health promotion, disease prevention, and disease management activities to support healthy lives. The core competencies emphasize teaching/coaching, consultation and evidence based practice. Graduates of this concentration are prepared for eligibility to apply for the AGNP Primary Care certification examination prepared by an approved national organization as accepted by the Board of Registration in Nursing and apply to practice in the expanded role in Connecticut or other states based on regulatory guidelines.

Also, please consider applying to our related post-master's BS-DNP and DNP programs.

The School of Nursing is located at:

University of Connecticut School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Rd
Storrs, CT 06269-2026

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For program-specific questions and information, please contact:

Ivy M. Alexander PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Professor
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) Track Director
P: (860) 486-0600
E: ivy.alexander@uconn.edu

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