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Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

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Gerontological Nurse Practitioners (GNPs) hold advanced degrees specializing in geriatrics. They are able to diagnose and manage their patients’ often long-term and debilitating conditions and provide regular assessments to patients’ family members. Similar to all geriatrics nurses, GNPs must approach nursing holistically and pay special attention to maintaining a comforting bedside manner for their elderly patients.




Average Annual Salary


$75,000


Educational Requirements


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Nurse Practitioners Master’s Degree with academic concentration in the field of geriatrics.


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Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners


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    RNLinkAlison

    about 6 years ago

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    Interested in licensed acupuncturists who work as GNPs

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