Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) graduates are prepared as advance practice nurses to assess, diagnose, monitor, treat and coordinate care of acutely and critically ill individuals from adolescence to senescence. The core competencies emphasize teaching/coaching, consultation and evidence-based practice.Graduates of this concentration are prepared for eligibility to apply for the AGNP Acute 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), Adult-Gero Acute Care, Clinical Nurse Leader and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) are closed for fall 2017. Neonatal Nurse Practitioner is still accepting applications for Fall 2017.

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The School of Nursing is located at:

University of Connecticut School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Rd
Storrs, CT 06269-2026

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For more information, please contact:

Paula McCauley, DNP APRN ACNP-BC
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP)
Track Coordinator

P: (860) 486-6004

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