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Adult Gerontology Primary Care (AGPCNP) Overview

AGPCNP Clinical Checklist

General MSN Preceptor Requirements

Course Specific Requirements

PRAC 6540: Advanced Practice Care of Older Adults Practicum

  • Types of Patients: Age 65 and older with primary care issues
  • Types of Services: Assessment and management of primary care, recommendation of appropriate immunizations for elders; medication management with focus on unique needs of the geriatric patient; assessment and facilitation of functional abilities in consideration of chronic and aging limitations
  • Possible Preceptor Choices: Primary care ANP, AGPCNP, FNP, GNP, MD, DO, PA. Family practice ANP, AGPCNP, FNP, GNP, MD, DO, PA. Internal medicine ANP, AGPCNP, FNP, GNP, MD, DO, PA
  • Possible Site Choices: Family practice and internal medicine if patients meet the age requirements, skilled nursing facility, hospice, or assisted living/Alzheimer’s facility
  • Nonacceptable Sites: Surgery centers, EDs, home health, acute care facilities, emergent care clinics, and dialysis clinics
  • Requirements: 160 hours; minimum 120 patients

Note: Only patients over the age of 65 should be seen and logged for this course

AGPCNP Course Sequence