An online program for the nurse practitioner specializing in Adult/Gerontological Acute Care Nursing is offered at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing. The MSN program prepares graduates for advanced nursing practice and for doctoral study. Graduates of the program are able to synthesize and apply advanced knowledge, theories, and research to a specialized area of nursing practice and function as leaders in practice to contribute to the advancement of the nursing profession.
A common core of courses are offered online including concepts, theory, research, and issues related to advanced nursing practice.
Students in the online track will be required to attend an orientation session on campus in the Fall when the AHN specialty courses begin. In addition, the students may be required to return to campus following semesters during their specialty courses and the last semester (internship) for a final exam and presentations. Details will be announced as the semesters approach.
The orientation dates for students entering Fall semester 2013 are scheduled for August 7-9, 2013.Adult/Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (GNP/APNP) Curriculum
• RN to MSN for Associate/diploma RN’s
• RN to MSN for associate/diploma RN’s with a BS/BA degree in a non-nursing discipline
Please feel free to email for more information about the ACNP program: firstname.lastname@example.org
For Additional Information
USA College of Nursing - HAHN 3086
5721 USA Drive N.
Mobile AL 36688-0002
FAX: (251) 445-9416
The MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 520
Washington, D.C. 20036-1120
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