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College of Nursing

Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Post-Graduate Certificate

Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Program of Study*

Credit requirements reviewed on an individual basis. 

First Year

Summer QuarterFall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
  NURS 5020 - Epidemiological Analysis of Populations
at Risk (4)
NURS 5021 - Psychosocial Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing (3) NURS 5024 - Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NURS 5040 - Multidisciplinary Issues of Aging (3)
NURS 5065 - Advanced Parmacology for Nursing Care (2)
  Total Credits: 4 Total Credits: 3 Total Credits: 8

Second Year

Summer QuarterFall QuarterWinter QuarterSpring Quarter
 NURS 5001 - Advanced Health Assessment and Health Promotion (1 credit lab=30 contact hours) (4)
NURS 5022 - Advanced Pharmacological Applications
for Primary Care (3)
NURS 5075 - Advanced Health Assessment and Differential Diagnosis (2)
NURS 5053 - Management of Gynecologic and Reproductive Health (6)
NURS 5056 - Geriatric Assessment: Clinical Practicum (3 credits clinical practicum=150 contact hours) (3)
NURS 5350 - Primary Care Management I: Acute and Chronic Problems in Adolescent, Adult and Older Adults (3)
NURS 5009 - Advanced Nursing Practice Roles
and Functions (3)
NURS 5067 - Primary Care of Adults/Older Adults: Clinical Practicum (3 credits clinical practicum=
150 contact hours) (3)
NURS 5360 - Primary Care Management II: Chronic and Complex Problems in Adolescent, Adult and Older Adults (3)
NURS 5042 - Pharmacotherapy in Advanced Practice Nursing Seminar (2)
NURS 5069 - Complex Care Issues: Clinical Practicum
(3 credits clinical practicum=150 contact hours) (3)
NURS 5055- Assessment of Common Geriatric Syndromes (3)
 Total Credits: 9 Total Credits: 12 Total Credits: 9 Total Credits: 8

Third Year

Summer Quarter
NURS 5070 - Transition to Adult/Gerontological Advanced Nursing Practice
(6 credits clinical practicum=240 contact hours) (6)
Total Credits: 6

Total Advanced Practice Clinical Hours: 690
Total program credits:
58

Seattle University provides the following program disclosures on Gainful Employment eligible certificate programs.

*Program of Study is subject to change based on faculty and other resource availability. Current students should consult with their advisor and official SU graduate catalog for program requirements. Rev. 4-9-15