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Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Post-Graduate

Important Notice

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is sunsetting the Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate track and is no longer accepting applications. Please consider the DNP Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program.

Finish Quickly

Students begin in September of each year and can complete this program in as little as 15 months (four semesters, including one summer). Part-time study is also available.

Get Certified

Graduates are eligible to apply for certification as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 

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Important Notice

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is sunsetting the Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate track and is no longer accepting applications. Please consider the DNP Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program.

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Requirements

Admission Criteria

  • Master of Science in Nursing from an accredited college/university.
  • Official Transcripts (from all post-secondary schools)
  • Scholastic GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from an accredited college or university.
  • Application fee of $75
  • Written Goal Statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Demonstrated commitment to nursing practice and scholarly pursuit
  • Personal interview may be requested.
  • Maryland State Nursing Licensure
  • At least one year of recent acute/critical care experience as a nurse
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if English is not your first language

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Prerequisites

The following courses are not required if comparable course has been completed within the past 5 years.

  • NR 110.502 Physiology/Pathophysiology
  • NR 110.508 Clinical Pharmacology
 
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Curriculum

A gap analysis will be undertaken for each applicant to determine which courses must be completed at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

Specialty Courses

NR 110.536 Health Assessment and Measurement – Adult/Geriatric
NR 110.547 Diagnoses, Symptom and Illness Management I – Adult
NR 110.549 Advanced Health Assessment and Measurement*
NR 110.562 Advanced Practice in Acute Care I*
NR 110.563 Advanced Practice in Acute Care II*
NR 110.567 Advanced Practice Nursing: Clinical Topics & Professional Issues*
NR 110.572 Advanced Diagnosis and Therapeutics*

*Course has a clinical component

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Academic Manual

Important policies, procedures, and resources for easy reference.

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Tuition & Other Costs

Billed Expenses

(September 2017 - May 2018)

Tuition: $38,1841
Matriculation fee: $500
Health Insurance: $2,9522
Health Fee: $316
Total Billed Expenses: $41,952

Estimated Other Expenses

Room and Board: $14,697
Books/Supplies: $800
Loan Fees: $1,056
Personal Expenses: $2,385
Travel Expenses: $3,564
Total Other Expenses: $22,502
Total Expenses: $64,454

1Tuition is listed for a student enrolled full-time, which is ten or more hours. Students enrolling less than full-time will be billed less. Tuition is billed at $1,591 per credit.

2Health insurance waiver required.


Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees. 

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