Adult  Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)


  • Extensive course manual

 

Course Overview

    Test-taking and Study Strategies for Success

    Extensive Review of System-Specific Adult/Gerontology Health Problems

  • HEENT
  • Pulmonary
  • Cardiovascular
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Genitourinary
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neurological
  • Endocrine
  • Hematopoietic
  • Integumentary
  • Lymphatic
  • Infectious/communicable diseases
  • Physical function and mobility
  • Developmental delays/impairments
  • Learning disabilities
  • Acute and/or chronic pain
  • Nutrition/hydration
  • Mental health
  • Cognitive status and decision-making capacity
  • Sexual and/or reproductive health
  • Cultural/spiritual
  • Substance use/abuse
  • Violence, abuse, and neglect 

 

Adult/Gerontology Clinical Assessment

  • Anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology
  • Health assessment
  • Comprehensive vs. problem-focused histories
  • Risk analysis
  • Health beliefs
  • Epidemiology
  • Diagnostic reasoning
  • Risk analysis
  • Screening and diagnostic tests
  • Laboratory analyses
  • Differential diagnoses
  • Prioritization of care 

 

Professional Role

  • Scope of practice
  • Standards of practice
  • Continuous quality improvement
  • Ethical principles
  • Advocating and negotiating for the patient

 

Health Care Policy and Delivery

  • Regulatory processes
  • Billing and coding
  • Reimbursement
  • Advanced directives
  • Power of attorney
  • Informed consent
  • Emancipation
  • Guardianship
  • Federal guidelines
  • Documentation

 

Adult/Gerontology Clinical Management

  • Formulating plans of care
  • Non-pharmacologic interventions
  • Age-specific guidelines
  • Evaluation of treatment
  • Resource allocation
  • Epidemiology