DNP-Acute Care Advanced Practice Nursing Program
Spring 2014 Application Deadline
July 1, 2013
|Marguerite Murphy, DNP, RN
|Karen Sturgill, MPA
Program Manager 2
|Tuition and Fees|
The Georgia Health Sciences University College of Nursing offers the first Doctor
of Nursing Practice (DNP) Acute Care Advanced Practice Nursing (APN) program in the
state of Georgia!
Course of Study
Students take core courses covering evidence-based and scholarly-based approaches to meet Adult Geriatric Acute Care Advanced Practice Nursing Competencies and Doctor of Nursing Practice Competencies. Students complete more than 1000 hours of clinical and simulated experiences which emphasize essential competencies to address the complex health care needs of vulnerable and acute and/or chronically ill patients and their families.
Program GoalsThe goals of the Acute Care Advanced Practice Nursing Programs are
Program OptionsThe DNP-Acute Care Advanced Practice Nursing program encompasses two educational tracks to become board-eligible as an Adult Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP):
Prospective students for the Acute Care APN programs are considered on an individual
basis requiring careful evaluation of their transcripts and clinical backgrounds to
determine specific content and courses needed to
reach their professional goals.
Scholarship and Educational Opportunities