The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners (AGNP) prepares nurses to provide primary health care to adults that are 18 years of age and older. The AGNP Program at the University of Delaware prepares nurses to provide primary health care to adult and frail elderly.

The University of Delaware School of Nursing DNP with specialization in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care prepares clinicians to deliver high quality care to patient populations with specializing in the need of adults. Special coursework prepares students to provide care for the unique needs of frail older adults. Student gain knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention, as well as develop the skills needed to be primary care practitioners working with adult patients in a variety of practice settings. Practitioners are prepared to tackle the latest clinical challenges in the field and to provide leadership in integrated healthcare delivery models and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Clinical Requirements

  • Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP): 81 credit hours and 1120 clinical hours (direct care: 784 /indirect: 336)