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Leanne H. Fowler, DNP, AGACNP-BC
Director of NP Programs &
Coordinator of AGACNP Concentration

Textbook & Reference List for all Core* AGACNP courses

Required References

American Psychological Association (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Bell L, ed. AACN Scope and Standards for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practice. Aliso Viejo: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses; 2012. Retrieved from:

Barkley, T. W. & Myers, C. M. (2015). Practice considerations for adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioners, (2nd ed.). West Hollywood: Barkley & Associates, Inc. ISBN: 978-0-578-14831-1.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [CMS]. Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and Management, Aug. 12, 2015. Retrieved 2/3/16 from 

Colyar, M. R. (2015). Advanced Practice Nursing Procedures. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis.

Smith, W. L. & Farrell, T. A. (2014). Radiology 101: The Basics and Fundamentals of Imaging, 4th Ed. Philadelphia: Wolters/Kluwer Health /Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN: 978-1-4511-4457-4.

Flaherty, E. & Resnick, B. (2014). Geriatric Nursing Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Advanced Practice Geriatric Nursing, 4th Ed. New York: American Geriatrics Society.

Hamric, A. B., Spross, J. A., & Hanson, C. M. (2013). Advanced practice nursing:  An
integrative approach (5th ed.). St. Louis: Saunders/Elsevier. ISBN: 978-1 4160-4392-8.

Kasper, D., Fauci, A., Hauser, S., Longo, D. Jameson, J. & Loscalzo, J. (2015). Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Education. ISBN: 978-0-07-180215-4.

Louisiana State Board of Nursing [LSBN]. Rules and Regulations Chapter 45-Advanced Practice Registered Nurses. Retrieved from:,Rules.aspx.

Pagana, K. D., Pagana, T. J., & Pagana, T. N. (2017). Mosby’s Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference, 13th Ed. St. Louis: Mosby:Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-32339917-3.

Recommended References

Papadakis, M. A., McPhee, S. J., & Rabow, M. W. (2016). Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2017, 56th Ed. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN-13: 978-1-25958511-1.

Stone, C. Keith & Humphries, R. L. (2011). Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Emergency Medicine, 7th Ed. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0-07-170107-5.

Weber, E. C., Vilensky, J. A., & Fog, A. M. (2013). Practical Radiology: A Symptom-based Approach. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis. ISBN: 978-0-8036-2832-8.