You’ll teach patients and their caregivers how to manage their chronic condition or disease.
You’ll perform check-ups, conduct tests, analyze results, prescribe medications and come up with preventative care plans.
- Nursing homes
- Patients’ homes
- Your own practice
Get an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
Pass the NCLEX-RN and work as a Registered Nurse.
Get your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with an emphasis on Gerontology Nursing
and over 500 clinic hours of supervised experience in a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner role.
Get your Nurse Practitioner Certification
from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
You’re ready to work as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner.