Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) graduates are prepared as advance practice nurses to assess, diagnose, monitor, treat and coordinate care of individuals from adolescence to senescence with common acute and chronic conditions within the context of family and community in primary care settings. The focus of the specialty is on the delivery of primary care to the individual including health promotion, disease prevention, and disease management activities to support healthy lives. The core competencies emphasize teaching/coaching, consultation and evidence based practice. Graduates of this concentration are prepared for eligibility to apply for the AGNP Primary Care certification examination prepared by an approved national organization as accepted by the Board of Registration in Nursing and apply to practice in the expanded role in Connecticut or other states based on regulatory guidelines.
Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) are closed for fall 2017. All other MS and Post-MS Certificate Tracks are still accepting applications for fall 2017.
The School of Nursing is located at:
University of Connecticut School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Rd
Storrs, CT 06269-2026
For more information, please contact:
Ivy M. Alexander, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, FAAN
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)
P: (860) 486-0600
Cost of Graduate Program
Center for Nursing Scholarship
University Computer Center
Archives of Nursing Leadership (Dodd Center)
SON Alumni Society
Reference Form for Graduate Student Applicants (Interactive)