Pediatric Acute Care NP Certificate

Next admission will be spring 2024

Prerequisites:

  • Advanced Pathophysiology for the nurse clinician
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Advanced Physical Assessment

Fall

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

NURS 800

Pathophysiology for Pediatric Acute Care

1

NURS 801

Pharmacology for Pediatric Acute Care

1

NURS 803

Diagnosis and Management for Pediatric Acute Care I: Special Needs in Chronic Illness

3

**NURS 782

Clinical Practicum: Population Specific Clinical for the NP

1-2

NURS 802Procedures for Pediatric Acute Care1

Spring

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

*NURS 761

Pediatric & Adolescent Well Child Theory  

2

NURS 804

Diagnosis & Management for Pediatric Acute Care II: Acute Illness

2

**NURS 782

Clinical Practicum: Population Specific Clinical for the NP

2

NURS 806

Pediatric Acute Care NP Role

1

Summer

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

*NURS 762

Diagnosis and Management of  Pediatrics 

2

NURS 805

Diagnosis & Management for Pediatric Acute Care III: Critical Illness 

3

**NURS 782

Clinical Practicum: Population Specific  for the NP 

3

      *NURS 761 and 762: Waived for Family or Pediatric Nurse Practitioners upon gap analysis of first population focus transcript.

 **NURS 782: Six credit hours required. One additional credit hour (84 clinical hours) required if there is no documentation of well-child care clinical hours in primary certification. NURS 782 can be completed at the student’s desired pace. This is a variable credit hour course. Students may elect to take the course one-three (1-3) credits per semester. One (1) credit hour = 84 clinical contact hours.  A minimum total of 504 clinical hours must be completed to earn this certificate.