NS 853 - Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Transition to Practice

This course incorporates strategies to prepare the adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner student for practice transition. Much of the content will focus on board certification preparation with test-taking strategies to assist the adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner student to assess their current level of knowledge based on the blueprint of the certification exam(s). Each student will have the opportunity to systematically review content covered on the certification exam(s), as well as make an individualized plan for preparing for the exam(s), by meeting established benchmarks throughout the courses. The comprehensive review of content will follow the test blueprint for the certification exam(s) and review questions that mirror the format of the certification exam(s). At the end of the semester, the student will have created a self-study plan to assist in preparation of the certification exam(s). Additional content examines professional preparation concepts for the nurse practitioner to engage in practice.

Semester hours: 2.0

Prerequisites:

  • NS 840 - Primary Care of Children and Adolescent
  • NS 842 - Primary Care of Women
  • NS 843 - Behavioral Health Care for Practitioners

Co-requisites:

  • NS 844 - Primary Health Care II

Last updated: 07/30/2019