Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Why Widener?

Clinical Experiences

The Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist option provides students with a variety of clinical experiences including participation in wellness programs through caring for the adult-gerontology patient in the emergency and critical care settings.

Certification Examinations

The Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist option prepares students to take either of the following two certification examinations: The American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) ACCNS-AG certification, and the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) AGCNS-BC certification.

Potential Careers

  • Clinical nurse specialist
  • Advanced practice registered nurse
  • Nurse educator
  • Nurse leader
  • Nurse manager

Recent Employers

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Jefferson University Hospitals
  • Main Line Health System
  • Virtua Health System
  • Kennedy Health