Seattle University’s world-class College of Nursing offers an exceptional program in Washington State to advance the careers of working professionals with previous experience and those with a strong passion for intensive care work.
You will form lifelong and supportive bonds with your cohort on a path to your AG-ACNP in this purpose-built program designed to prepare you for advanced practice in acute care environments including inpatient, emergency and critical care units. With 90 hours of clinical per quarter, in hands-on and realistic scenarios, you will practice procedures to gain the confidence and critical muscle memory necessary to save lives and make valuable contributions in urban centers as well as resource-limited rural communities.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and American Association of Critical Care Nurses (ACCN) offer the AG-ACNP certification exam. Graduates of the DNP or Post-Graduate Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care are eligible to sit for both examinations.
Our Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner DNP (AG-ACNP) is a 3-year full-time program for students entering the DNP program who have a bachelor's degree with an RN or Advanced Practice Nursing Immersion (APNI) to DNP students who have successfully completed pre-licensure program of study. Students entering with a master's degree will have an individual program of study determined by the DNP advisor. Two years of acute care experience preferred for Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specialization.
Completion of our 15-month Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) post-graduate certificate program will enable primary care family nurse practitioners and adult-geriatric nurse practitioners to expand their current knowledge, increase their scope of practice and provide care to adults experiencing acute and unstable conditions. Click here for more information.
Only steps away from ‘Pill Hill’—so called because of the density of several major medical centers, giving students easy access to clinical classes in a variety of settings
Nurse Practitioner is ranked #3 in best careers & NPs are also among the highest paid nurses, industry-wide
Situated in Swedish Cherry Hill’s James Tower Life Sciences Center, equipped with realistic patient simulators