Program of Study

Program of Study

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - AG-ACNP

An AG-ACNP Post-Graduate Certificate is also available for current Adult-Gero and Family Nurse Practitioners. 

The following AG-ACNP program of study* is for students entering the DNP program who have a bachelor's degree with an RN or Advanced Practice Nursing Immersion (APNI) students who have successfully completed pre-licensure program of study. Students entering with a master's degree will have an individual programs of study determined by the DNP advisor.

RN to DNP/AG-ACNP

YEAR ONE - APNI Entry YEAR ONE - RN Entry
Summer QuarterSummer Quarter - 11 credits
See final quarter Immersion Program of Study 6004 Pharmacology for Registered Nurses
6024 Advanced Pathophysiology
6110 Ethical Care for Social Justice
Fall Quarter - 10 creditsFall Quarter - 12 credits
6004 Pharmacology for Registered Nurses
6024 Advanced Pathophysiology
6130 Foundations of Nursing Knowledge
6075 Differential Diagnosis
6130 Foundations of Nursing Knowledge
6160 Leadership in Health Systems
6190 Quality Improvement Processes
Winter Quarter - 12 creditsWinter Quarter - 13 credits
6075 Differential Diagnosis
6111 Informatics
6160 Leadership in Health Systems
6190 Quality Improvement Processes
6020 Epidemiology
6017 Health Care System Economic and Financial Analysis
6111 Informatics
6120 Population-Based Health Care
Spring Quarter - 6 creditsSpring Quarter - 6 credits
6010 Health Care Policy
6017 Health Care System Economic and Financial Analysis
6010 Health Care Policy
6014 Nursing Theory and Critical Inquiry I
YEAR TWO - ALL YEAR THREE - ALL
Summer Quarter - 0 creditsSummer Quarter - 5 credits
No courses 6403 Acute Care I Practicum
Fall Quarter - 8 creditsFall Quarter - 13 credits
6001 Advanced Health Assessment Lab
6101 Advanced Health Assessment Theory
6022 Advanced Pharmacology
6404 Acute Care II Theory
6405 Acute Care II Practicum
6415 Acute Care Lab II
6901 DNP Project Internship I
Winter Quarter - 11 creditsWinter Quarter - 14-16 credits
6015 Critical Inquiry II
6104 Gynecological and Reproductive Health Lab
6204 Gynecological and Reproductive Health Theory
6401 Diagnostics and Procedures
6406 Applied Critical Care Pharmacology
6407 Acute Care III Theory
6408 Acute Care III Practicum
6417 Acute Care III Lab
6903 DNP Project Internship II
Spring Quarter - 8 creditsSpring Quarter - 7-9 credits
6018 Program Design and Evaluation
6402 Acute Care I Theory
6412 Acute Care II Lab
6409 Acute Care Specialty IV Practicum
6905 DNP Internship III
DNP Project Presentation

*Program of study shown is based on 2021-2022 AY. Curriculum is subject to change. All courses begin with prefix NURS.