Adult Nurse Practitioner Programs

Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) Programs build on a registered nurse’s prior baccalaureate education and nursing experience. A master’s in nursing or post-master’s certificate are the most common degree programs offered in this area of specialization. Students are prepared through a combination of didactic, theoretical and clinical learning environments to practice in an adult primary care setting. Below you will find select online Adult Nurse Practitioner programs as well as campus based programs and similar advanced practice nursing specialty programs.

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Typically, an Adult Nurse Practitioner program involves role preparation where students learn assessment of the patient, the decision making process for both acute and chronic conditions and implementation of a treatment plan. Some common curriculum and clinical site experiences students have include pharmacology, health promotion, disease prevention, acute or urgent care, gerontology, primary care, pathophysiology and adult health primary care related subject areas. Clinical experiences are often arranged in the student’s local area and sometimes at their current place of employment. Contact schools to learn more about the Adult NP program clinical requirements and to answer any questions pertaining to financial aid, application requests, admissions requirements and any other inquiries you may have.

Online Adult Nurse Practitioner Programs

Graduates of the Online Adult Nurse Practitioner programs below are eligible to take the national Adult Nurse Practitioner certification exams administered by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC). Most states require an Adult Nurse Practitioner to hold national certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner prior to applying for a license to practice. Learn more about becoming an Adult Nurse Practitioner.

Online Adult Nurse Practitioner programs have become very popular due to the accessibility they provide working professional nurses as well as rural based nurses. Curriculum content is similar, if not identical, to the curriculum offered on-campus and clinical requirements are often completed in the student’s local community or region. Learn more about online Adult Nurse Practitioner programs by requesting information from the schools listed below. They can answer most any questions you have and help you decide if the program is a good fit for you.

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