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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Graduate Certificate


The College of Nursing offers certificates for nurses who need additional training. A master's degree in nursing is required for admission. This post-MSN certificate prepares advanced practice nurses for a career in adult-gerontology nursing. Advanced practice nursing involves the delivery of care, management of resources, interdisciplinary collaboration, and application of technology, information systems, knowledge, and critical thinking.

The total credit hours will vary depending on the student's academic record, clinical experience, and objectives. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours. Contact the Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies for more information.

Requirements

Course requirements are NURS 574 , NURS 575 , and NURS 579 , plus additional credit hours as determined by the college.