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School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-4253
nrsinfo@oakland.edu
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-4253
nrsinfo@oakland.edu
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

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Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

The Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (Adult/GNP) Program prepares the advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for ages 13 years to end of life in a variety of settings. The curriculum focuses on culturally sensitive care, incorporating health promotion and management of acute and chronic health problems.

Graduates are prepared to apply nursing theory, principles of advanced nursing practice and the research process in the design and delivery of primary care. Knowledge for advanced nursing practice is synthesized from concepts in nursing as well as the biological and social sciences. Graduates of the Adult/GNP program are prepared to take the Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner national certification examination.

Post Masters Certificate

The Post Master’s APRN Certificate for the Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (Adult/GNP) track prepares the current MSN graduate as a primary care provider for ages 13 years to end of life in a variety of settings. The curriculum focuses on culturally sensitive care, incorporating health promotion and management of acute and chronic health problems. 

Required coursework is based on a GAP analysis that compares prior MSN didactic and clinical experience with the AGNP national certification requirements to determine the courses for the Plan of Study. Graduates of the Post-Master’s APRN Certificate in Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner are prepared to take an Adult Gerontological NP national certification examination.

Please visit our Information Session page for upcoming opportunities to learn more about the program. 

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