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MSN - Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner


Become the nursing leader you were meant to be.

As a nurse, you’ve dedicated your life and career to improving the quality of care for those in need. Now it’s time to elevate your practice and help raise the standards for healthcare even higher. Finding the right online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program can boost your career and help you provide better patient care.

Misericordia’s online MSN with a specialization in adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner (AGPCNP) program offers a primary care track for BSN degree holders who want to pursue advanced practice. This track provides you with the knowledge and skills to offer improved care to adults across the lifespan.

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6 DNP Credits Built
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Small Classes for

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We’re just as invested in the future of nursing as you are.

At Misericordia, we believe that enhancing your knowledge and skills is the best investment you can make in yourself. That’s why we offer a primary care track to help you gain the specialized skills to prepare for your career as an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner.

Our online AGNP degree program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). This accreditation represents our commitment to self-assessment and continued growth of our professional nursing education and residency programs. You can be confident that you’re receiving a top-tier education.

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MSN Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

As an adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, you need to be able to think fast and react to challenges with insightful care. Through a combination of theory-based learning and real-world application, you’ll learn best practices that can help you better treat long-term, chronic illnesses and health issues such as diabetes.

In addition, we’ll teach you how to record detailed health histories and tailor health assessments based on data to promote healthy lifestyle changes. Prepare to develop the necessary strategic and technical knowledge you need to be an advocate for illness prevention and health promotion by completing 45 credit hours of our online AGPCNP curriculum.

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Earn your nurse practitioner certification.

Graduates of the online AGPCNP program are eligible to take the adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner certification examination offered by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

To become a fully licensed AGNP, you must possess an RN license, complete an MSN or DNP degree, and pass the certification exam.

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