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Age-Range of Patients: Birth to Geriatric

Best Fit: Nurses who enjoy caring for babies and children

Demand Driver: Rural areas with less access to pediatric specialists.

Additional Required Clinical Courses: Management of Multidimensional Health (NURS 703/703C) + FNP Capstone (NURS 790/790C)

Practice Settings: Schools, Rural Health Clinics, Worksite-Based Clinics

Age-Range of Patients: Patients ages 13 and older

Best Fit: Nurses who enjoy caring for teens and adults – especially older adults

Demand Driver: Aging population and absence of physicians specializing in geriatric care.

Additional Required Clinical Courses: Management of the Geriatric Population (NURS 710/710C) + Adult-Gero Primary Capstone (NURS 791/791C)

Practice Settings: Long-term Care Facilities, Assisted Living Centers, University Student Health Centers 

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Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Adult-gerontology primary care NPs provide leadership and clinical expertise to provide lifelong care for adults from teens to seniors.

Nurse Practitioner - Medicare/Health Assessment

NPs in this arena conduct wellness visits, perform health assessments, and promote health education for geriatric patients and adults with chronic conditions.

Home Healthcare Nurse Practitioner

Home healthcare NPs promote quality of life among the gerontological population through in-home clinical assessment, treatment and care.

Hospice & Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

Hospice and palliative care NPs participate in collaborative and coordinated care to meet the needs and manage the symptoms of chronically ill and end-of-life patients.

Clinical Manager Nurse Practitioner

Clinical manager NPs oversee clinical operations and facilitate collaboration and team-based care that’s rooted in evidence-based practices, quality assessments and clinical performance analytics.

Primary Care Nursing Practice Employment Outlook


From 2021-2031, jobs for Nurse Practitioners are expected to increase by 11%

All Occupations

3,368,301 jobs
3,739,735 jobs
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Nurse Practitioners

235,175 jobs
336,473 jobs

Registered Nurses

3,133,126 jobs
3,403,262 jobs

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