10. Adult-Gerontological Health Nursing

An adult-gerontology nurse practitioner (AGNP) is a nurse practitioner that specializes in continuing and comprehensive healthcare for adults across the lifespan from adolescence to old age. An important aspect of nurses is to get the trust and confidence of each patient in improving their quality of life. The Adult nurses care for adult patients who are suffering from a variety of health conditions, ranging from minor injuries and ailments, to acute and long-term illnesses and diseases. Promoting good health and well-being through education and awareness on certain topics such as diabetes, weight loss and quitting smoking. They will work within a multidisciplinary team but will in the main point of contact for patients, often providing the most continuity of care.

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