According to Boise State University:
|The Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Master of Nursing program at Boise State prepares you to serve adult patients (from age 12 to end-of-life) as a nurse practitioner with a specialization in either acute care or primary care. Career opportunities include positions at community health centers, private practice offices, long-term health facilities, hospice centers, correctional facilities, intensive care units, emergency departments, surgical units, and more.|
|Total credit hours||50|
|Tuition per credit||Tuition and fees|
|Accreditation||The Master of Nursing program at at Boise State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive||
|Concentrations||Two specialty tracks:
|Admission requirements||According to Boise State University, to be eligible for admission to the AGNP program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
Acute Care specialization: Applicants are required to have one year of direct patient care experience in an ICU/CCU, Emergency Room or similar critical care environment/department with the patient population of interest (adult/gerontology). Waiver of this requirement is reviewed on an individual case basis.
Primary Care specialization: Preference is given to applicants with a minimum of one year of work experience as a registered nurse, performing direct patient care related to the adult population.
In addition to the direct care experience listed above, all applicants must possess the following:
Residency Requirements: The AGNP program is available to nurses currently practicing in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.