Adult - Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)

 
Each home study package contains an extensive course manual,
a set of audio cds recording of Barkley & Associates' nurse
practitioner certification review so that you can study and 
listen at your own pace, and a 100-item DRT!

 
    • Commuting to work

    • At the gym

    • Working around the house
    • Taking a walk

    • On your iPod
  • All certification bodies accept AANP - approved CE to meet recertification requirements.




















Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) Home Study

 

Extensive Review of System-Specific Conditions Across the Adult – Older Adult Age Spectrum

Certification Review/Clinical Update Continuing Education Course

·         This program has been granted 17.25 contact hours of continuing education

·         Extensive course manual

·         Complete set of audio CD recordings of Barkley & Associates’ live course certification review

·         Free 100-item Diagnostic Readiness Test

 

Course Overview

 

Test-taking and Study Strategies for Success

 Clinical Assessment

·         Anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology

·         Comprehensive vs. problem-focused histories

·         Diagnostic tests

·         Differential diagnoses

·         Epidemiology

·         Health assessment

·         Laboratory analyses

·         Prioritization of care

·         Psychiatric evaluations

·         Referral/collaborative practice

·         Risk analysis

·         Screening methods

 

Diagnosis and Clinical Management for Adults

·         Clinical guidelines

·         Documentation

·         Establishing plan of care

·         Evaluating treatment and outcomes

·         Health promotion

·         Integrating and applying evidence-based practice

·         Management of common conditions

·         Patient teaching

·         Risk factor management

·         Service consultation and/or referral

·         Standards of care

 

Extensive Review of System-Specific Health Problems

·         Cardiovascular

·         Genitourinary

·         Dermatological

·         Endocrine

·         Gastrointestinal

·         Genitourinary

·         Hematological

·         Integumentary

·         Musculoskeletal

·         Neurological

·         Obstetrics/gynecology

·         Psychosocial

·         Respiratory

 

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

·         Counseling patients

·         Diverse population considerations

·         Epidemiology

·         Evaluating outcomes

·         Growth and development considerations

·         Needs assessment

·         Patient and family teaching

·         Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention

·         Risk analysis

·         Screening recommendations

·         Therapeutic communication

·         Up-to-date statistics

 

Pharmacologic management

·         Adverse events

·         Alternative therapies/herbal agents

·         Contraindications

·         Drug interactions

·         Drug monitoring recommendations

·         Pharmacologic agents for common conditions

·         Side effects