Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
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.
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See the graduate catalog listing for general university requirements and program-specific admissions requirements . Follow the steps on the Graduate Admissions website to apply for admission.
Nurse Practitioner Track only: We will be admitting in the Fall and Winter semesters beginning Fall 2016. The application deadline date is April 1st for Fall and August 1st for Winter.
Sessions begin promptly at the published start time and last approximately one hour. Program Advising Sessions are conducted in group format and are facilitated by the School of Nursing academic adviser for the program. At this session, you will learn about the Oakland University admission criteria and process, School of Nursing admission criteria and process, and program overview of the curriculum. Individual questions will be answered at the end of the session if time remains. Transcripts can only be evaluated after a student has been officially admitted to Oakland University so transcripts will not be evaluated at these sessions.
Please read over the information on the website prior to attending.
Directions: Enter OU off Walton Drive at West Oakland Drive. Use Parking Lot #3. For a copy of the Oakland University campus map, please visit www.oakland.edu/map.
CRNA Information Session
Advising sessions for the CRNA track are held at Beaumont Hospital. For more information, call 248-898-7683 or visit www.beaumont.edu/crna.
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.