Jan 28, 2021  
2013-2014 Graduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Nurse Practitioner: Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse (M.S.)

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Purdue University
Master of Science (M.S.)

Department of Nursing
College of Health and Human Services

Carol Sternberger, Chair
Deborah Poling, Director Graduate Program
260-481-6276 ~ ipfw.edu/nursing ~ Liberal Arts Building - 341

This program is designed to prepare nurses for an advanced practice role to care for adult patients in a variety of settings. The domains of focus include management of the patient/illness, the nurse practitioner-patient relationship, the teaching-coaching function, professional role, managing and negotiating healthcare delivery systems, monitoring and ensuring quality of healthcare practice, and culturally sensitive care. This 46 credit hour program includes approximately 600 hours in supervised clinical practice. The program is designed to be completed in eight semesters or three calendar years. At the completion of this program, graduates will be eligible for certification as an advanced practice provider.

To earn the Master of Science with a major in Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, the following must be completed:

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