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 programs of study* are 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 year one. Students entering with a master's degree will have an individual programs of study determined by the DNP advisor.


Summer Quarter - 12 credits Summer Quarter - 10 credits
6004 Pharmacology for Registered Nurses
6110 Ethical Care for Social Justice
6130 Foundations of Nursing Knowledge
  6406 Applied Critical Care Pharmacology
6407 Acute Care III Theory
6408 Acute Care Practicum III
6417 Acute Care III Lab
Fall Quarter - 16 creditsFall Quarter - 15 creditsFall Quarter - 15 credits
6017 Health Care System Economic and Financial Analysis
6020 Epidemiology
6024 Advanced Pathophysiology
6120 Population-Based Health Care
6011 Informatics
6400 Pharmacology for Inpatient Care
6401 Diagnostics and Procedures for Acute Care
6204 Management of Gynecological and Reproductive Health
6009 Advanced Practice Nursing Roles and Functions
6160 Leadership in Health Systems
6409 Acute Care Specialty Practicum
6901 DNP Internship I
Winter Quarter - 11 creditsWinter Quarter - 17 creditsWinter Quarter 2-4 credits
6001 Advanced Health Assessment Lab
6101 Advanced Health Assessment Theory
6014 Nursing Theory and Critical Inquiry
6075 Differential Diagnosis
6018 Program Design and Evaluation
6015 Critical Inquiry II
6402 Acute Care I Theory
6412 Acute Care I Lab
6403 Acute Care Practicum I
6903 DNP Project Internship II
Spring Quarter - 11 creditsSpring Quarter - 10 creditsSpring Quarter - 2-4 credits
6010 Health Care Policy
6022 Advanced Pharmacology
6190 Quality Improvement Processes
6404 Acute Care II Theory
6414 Acute Care II Lab
6405 Acute Care Practicum II
6905 DNP Project Internship III
DNP Project Presentation

*Program of study shown is based on 2019-2020 AY. Curriculum is subject to change. All courses begin with prefix NURS.