Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program


The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program is designed to prepare the certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner or Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner (who has graduated from an accredited MSN program) to practice in a wide range of critical care practice areas including: intensive care units, emergency departments, transplant units and interventional cardiology and interventional radiology. Graduates will be prepared to care for the acutely ill patient in need of comprehensive assessment and management of multiple body systems and intensive therapies. Clinical practicum will include a variety of settings for acute adult care. Graduates of this program will be eligible to apply for the American Nurses Credentialing Center ACNP (Acute Care Nurse Practitioner) certification exam.

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program
Adult Specialty

Total Credits = 18

Spring Semester

Summer Semester


NUR 616:
Pharmacology for Acute Care Nursing
(3 credits)



NUR 622:
Acute Care Nursing of Adults I (6 credits)
(Clinical Hours – 224) 6 credits

Fall Semester

 

NUR 621:
Diagnostics & Therapeutic Interventions
(2 credits)
NUR 639:
Acute Care Nursing of Adults II (7 credits)
(Clinical Hours – 280)

 

    

Total Credits: 18


 

For more information, please contact the Office of Student Services at 305.284.4325.