ADULT-GERONTOLOGY CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST
The MSN in Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AG-CNS) prepares nurses to care for adult and geriatric populations (age 8 years - death) in increasingly complex healthcare settings in the Military Health System (MHS). AGCNS graduates are prepared to work in diverse settings to include traditional stateside military treatment facilities (MTF), as well as austere/under-resourced settings like humanitarian and operational missions. While enrolled in the program special emphasis is placed on understanding MHS processes and structures to improve outcomes, enhance evidence-based care, and improve the business of healthcare at the individual MTF-level. Across the program, students assess systems and processes preparing them to assume active roles as a member of the healthcare team to optimize health system performance in support of the MHS Quadruple Aims of better care, better health, lower cost, and improved readiness.