This program prepares Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners to provide direct patient care to adults from adolescence through senescence in a variety of clinical settings.
The development of independent decision-making skills and autonomy in the delivery of holistic health care are emphasized.
Certificate Admission Requirements
The post-master’s certificate program is designed for those nurses who have a master’s degree in a clinical area and wish to complete requirements in order to be eligible to take the adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner certification exam.
The post master's certificate program prepares qualified nurses to be eligible to sit for the certifying exam and is not a degree-granting program. Admission to the certificate program is granted on a space-available basis. The certificate program is designed as a part-time program.
Criteria for Admission to the Certificate Program
- Possession of a master's degree in a clinical area of nursing from an NLNAC/CCNE accredited program
- License to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State
- One year medical-surgical clinical experience (or equivalent)
- Submission of a resume summarizing professional activities and completed continuing education
PUBLIC NOTICE OF UPCOMING ACCREDITATION REVIEW VISIT BY THE ACEN
Daemen College wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its Baccalaureate nursing program (RN to BS program – includes 1+2+1 academic progression model) and Master’s/Post Master’s Certificate nursing programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This is a concurrent visit with the New York State Education Department Office of the Professions for the purpose of re-registration and accreditation.
You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 4p-5p on Wednesday, October 2, in Alumni Lounge in the Wick Center located at 4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY.
Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to: