Loyola University Chicago

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Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Blended)

Learn to care for adults with complex and critical conditions.

For nurses who thrive in fast-paced clinical settings, Loyola Nursing can help you advance your career as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (NP). Working closely with our faculty, you will develop the advanced skills and knowledge to handle complex and critical patient situations, involving adults and older adults. Our graduates work in various acute care and hospital settings, including intensive care, trauma, neurology, pulmonary, cardiovascular, transplant, hospitalist/observation, and surgical/procedural units.

Loyola Nursing's Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP track prepares students using a rigorous curriculum delivered in a hybrid format, which includes classroom learning, online educational activities, simulated experiences, and clinical practicum experiences. Clinical placements and preceptor assignments are customized to each student, and we partner with the most sought-after health care institutions in the Chicago area.

The US Department of Education requires any institution offering distance education/online programs to students outside of its home state to acquire authorization from the states in which students reside. Regulations vary from state to state. While Loyola University Chicago is authorized, exempt or pursuing authorization in most states, some restrictions apply. Please see our State Authorization page for the most up-to-date information.

Loyola University Chicago is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.