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Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Graduate Certificate (Certificate)


College: College of Nursing and Health Professions | Graduate School

Department: Nursing

Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Certificate is available to Registered Nurses (RNs) who have recent clinical experience and have completed a MSN with advanced preparation in another specialty area from an accredited institution. Graduates of a MSN program with a CNS option that did not include the required certification eligibility requirements from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology; Advanced Health Assessment, including diagnostics and disease management; Advanced Pharmacology; and/or minimum of 500 faculty supervised clinical hours) are also eligible to apply. A request for a curriculum “Gap Analysis” to determine an individual Plan of Study will be requested from the Program Coordinator prior to admission.