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Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificates

These certificate programs prepare nurses with an MSN or a nurse practitioner MSN degree with the specialized information, knowledge and skills to be eligible to take the national NP certification examination appropriate to the specialty and to obtain NP licensure at the state level.

Walden AGPC graduates would have the following curriculum:

  • NURS 6003: Foundations of Graduate Study: 3
  • NURS 6501: Advanced Pathophysiology: 5
  • NURS 6512: Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning: 5
  • NURS 6521: Advanced Pharmacology: 5
  • NRNP/DRNP 6531/PRAC/PRCM 6531: Primary Care of Adults Across the Lifespan: 5 (3, 2)
  • NRNP/DRNP 6541/PRAC/PRCM 6541: Primary Care of Adolescents and Children: 5 (3, 2)
  • NRNP/DRNP 6553/PRAC/PRCM 6553: Advanced Nurse Practice in Obstetric Health Care 3 (1, 2)
  • NRNP/DRNP 6568/PRAC/PRCM 6568: Synthesis in Advanced Nursing Practice of Patients in Family Care Settings: 5 (3, 2)

Course Descriptions

Students can consult the course descriptions in the Walden University Catalog as a guide.


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