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      Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner(AGPCNP-BC)
      Certification Description
      Eligibility Criteria: Hold a current, active RN license in a state or territory of the United States or hold the professional, legally recognized equivalent in another country. Hold a master's, postgraduate, or doctoral degree from an adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (formerly NLNAC | National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission). A minimum of 500 faculty-supervised clinical hours must be included in the adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner role and population. Three separate, comprehensive graduate-level courses in: -Advanced physiology/pathophysiology, including general principles that apply across the life span -Advanced health assessment, which includes assessment of all human systems, advanced assessment techniques, concepts, and approaches -Advanced pharmacology, which includes pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacotherapeutics of all broad categories of agents | Content in: -Health promotion and/or maintenance -Differential diagnosis and disease management, including the use and prescription of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions
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      Certification Details
      • More than two years of education or training after high school required?    Yes
      • More than two years of work experience required?    No
      • Oral or Written Exam Required?    Yes
      • Renewal Required?    Every 5 Year(s)
      • Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?    Yes
      • Renew through Re-Examination?    Yes
      • Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)?    Yes
      • Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?    Yes
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