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 - 14 creditsFall Quarter - 13 credits
6020 Epidemiologic Analysis of Populations at Risk
6024 Advanced Pathophysiology
6130 Foundations of Nursing Knowledge for Advanced Practice
6160 Leadership in Health Care Systems
6020 Epidemiologic Analysis of Populations at Risk
6075 Clinical Reasoning
6130 Foundations of Nursing Knowledge for Advanced Practice
6190 Quality Improvement Process and Methodologies
Winter Quarter - 12 creditsWinter Quarter - 12 credits
6004 Pharmacology for Registered Nurses
6075 Clinical Reasoning
6111 Health Informatics
6190 Quality Improvement Process and Methodologies
6017 Health Care Economics and Finance
6111 Health Informatics
6120 Population-Based Health Care
6160 Leadership in Health Care Systems
Spring Quarter - 6 creditsSpring Quarter - 6 credits
6010 Health Care Policy for a Just and Humane World
6017 Health Care Economics and Finance
6010 Health Care Policy for a Just and Humane World
6014 Theory Informed Critical Inquiry I
YEAR TWO - ALL YEAR THREE - ALL
Summer Quarter - 0 creditsSummer Quarter - 10 credits
No courses 6404 Acute Care II: Management of Acute and Complex Conditions
6405 Acute Care II: Management of Acute Conditions During Altered States of Health
6414 Acute Care II Lab: Management of Acute and Complex Conditions
Fall Quarter - 8 creditsFall Quarter - 13 credits
6001 Advanced Health Assessment Lab
6101 Advanced Health Assessment Theory
6022 Advanced Pharmacological Applications for Primary Care
6407 Acute Care III: Management of Critical and Unstable Conditions
6408 Acute Care III Practicum: Management of Critical or Unstable Conditions during Altered State of Health
6417 Acute Care III Lab: Management of Critical and Unstable Conditions
6901 DNP Internship I
Winter Quarter - 13 creditsWinter Quarter - 7-9 credits
6015 Critical Inquiry II
6104 Management of Gynecological and Reproductive Health Lab
6204 Management of Gynecological and Reproductive Health Theory
6401 Diagnostics and Procedures
6406 Advanced Inpatient and Critical Care Pharmacology
6409 Acute Care Practicum IV: Specialty Focus
6903 DNP Project Internship II
Spring Quarter - 13 creditsSpring Quarter - 2-4 credits
6018 Health Program Planning and Development
6402 Acute Care I: Management of Chronic Conditions in the Acute Care Setting
6403 Acute Care I Practicum: Management of Chronic Conditions during Acute Alterations in Health
6412 Acute Care I Lab: Management of Chronic and Complex Conditions
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.