AG-Acute Care NP/CNS
Karen Kesten - Program Director
Karen Kesten, DNP, APRN, CCRN, PCCN, CCNS, CNE, directs the AG-ACNP/CNS program. Click here to watch Kesten discuss the school's simulation technology on Voice of America.
The Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/ Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AG-ACNP/CNS) program prepares registered nurses to manage the care of acutely ill patients – from age 17 to the elderly – and to optimize patient outcomes in health care organizations.
The program prepares RNs with acute and/or critical-care experience to provide direct patient management in acute and complex care settings.
Combines advanced acute care knowledge from the physiological and psychosocial sciences
Empowers graduates to integrate evidence-based practice, alleviate patient and family suffering, and facilitate ethical decision making
Emphasizes selected theories as they relate to roles of clinical expert, practitioner, consultant, researcher, educator, and leader
Provides opportunities for students to learn from specialists in a wide range of practice settings focusing on both the AG-ACNP and AG-CNS roles
Participate in clinical experiences at sites arranged in partnership with Georgetown faculty
Is 48 credit hours: earn your Master of Science degree in Nursing in 24 months as a part-time student
Prepares graduates to take the AG-ACNP and AG-CNS exam for board credentialing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and/or the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
The AG-ACNP/CNS program is offered in our online modality.
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