Adult Gerontology (AGPCNP)

The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) Program prepares nurses for advanced practice with young adults, adults, and older adults in primary care.

The Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) Program prepares nurses for advanced practice with young adults, adults, and older adults in primary care.

 

The Program

The focus of the AGPCNP is to provide patient-centered care by employing evidence-based practice designed to improve quality of care and health outcomes. The AGPCNP program builds upon the base of the FAMU School of Nursing's Baccalaureate Program and the following graduate core courses:


Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Synthesize knowledge from the sciences, humanities, best evidence and nursing to support advanced practice nursing.
  2. Utilize leadership skills to foster collaboration, change, and advocacy to influence advanced practice nursing and improve health care.
  3. Use best available evidence to implement initiatives to continuously improve quality and safety in health care.
  4. Integrate evidence, clinical guidelines, and clinical investigative skills to guide advanced practice nursing and improve health outcomes.
  5. Utilize appropriate technologies and information literacy skills to optimize health outcomes in advanced practice nursing.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the development, analysis, and evaluation of health policies and health care affecting advanced practice nursing and health outcomes.
  7. Analyze complex health systems to improve the delivery of care and patient outcomes.
  8. Apply ethical principles in decision-making to achieve sound solutions to issues related to individuals, populations and systems of care.
  9. Demonstrate accountability and responsibility for patientcentered care and professional development.
  10. Provide competent evidence-based advance practice nursing care within a primary care setting to diverse individuals, families and groups and manage heath and illness for adults across the life span.

MSN Application Process

Adult Gerontology Student
Adult Gerontology Student

To be eligible for admission to the School of Nursing's graduate programs, applicants must first meet the School of Graduate Studies and Research (SGSR) admission requirements. To apply for admission click here

Note:  Applicants must possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at the time of applying for admission. 

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Directory

Name Title Email Phone
Dr. Patrick Mattis Associate Dean for Graduate Program patrick.mattis@famu.edu (850) 599-3017
Dr. Lisa Gardner Director of the Graduate Program lisa.gardner@famu.edu (850) 561-2874
Ms. Kallie Donaldson Academic Advisor for the Graduate Program kallie.donaldson@famu.edu (850) 599-3458