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Nursing Practice - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Emphasis

University of Utah

36 months
Duration
18590 USD/year
18590 USD/year
5260 USD/year
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Adult/gerontology acute care nurse practitioners are highly trained for the vital role of caring for acutely and critically ill patients in hospitals, nursing facilities, and in the community. The Nursing Practice - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Emphasis is offered at University of Utah.

Overview

Adult/gerontology acute care nurse practitioners are advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) who specialize in the management of acutely ill patients, which includes stabilization, assessment of complication risk, and development of a treatment plan for health maintenance and promotion.

As a doctoral student in the Nursing Practice - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Emphasis at University of Utah, you will:

  • Develop skills to influence public policy through participation in professional organizations and health policy activities at the local, national, and global level.
  • Take courses in evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and systems leadership.
  • Learn through in-depth coursework in pathophysiology, acute care, critical care, pharmacology, diagnostic reasoning, and physical examinations.
  • Participate in a variety of clinical experiences in the acute care/hospital setting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Pharmacology across the Lifespan 
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Genetics 
  • Evidence Based Practice 
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Health Informatics 
  • Health and Systems 
  • Principles of Health Care Financing 
  • Quality Improvement in Healthcare 
  • Masters Synthesis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

An applicant for admission to The Graduate School must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, based on all undergraduate work. If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, a GPA will be calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of the undergraduate work for admission consideration;
  • Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9295 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    18590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9295 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • In-State

    5260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2630 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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