Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Master of Science in Nursing

Adult-Gerontology – Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

The Adult-Gerontology: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner is prepared to assess and manage the full continuum of primary care services for adults and older adults. The core knowledge provided in the specialty coursework is based on the full spectrum of wellness and health, episodic and chronic health care needs.

The Adult-Gerontology: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Plan A) program has met the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) certification eligibility educational requirements. Students who complete this program in its entirety have the educational preparation to sit for the ANCC certification in this role and population. Applicants must also meet any additional eligibility criteria in effect when they apply for certification.

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Jeannette Kates, PhD, CRNP, AGPCNP-BC, GNP-BC
Program Director- Adult-Gerontology: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner 

Ksenia Zukowsky, PhD, CRNP, NNP-BC
Chair, Graduate Programs