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College
Department
Acute care nurse practitioners provide advanced nursing and/or specialized medical care to adults with complex, acute illnesses in a variety of acute-care settings, including specialty clinics, emergency rooms and acute, sub-acute and intensive/critical care units in hospitals. Graduates of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certificate are eligible to site for the American Nurses Credentialing Center Acute Care Nurse Practitioner examination.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (16 credits)
Prerequisite: Master of Science in Nursing. Graduate of Adult, Women's Health, Family or Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Program (Board Certified or Board Eligible). OBN approved pharmacology course completed.
Course Title Credits
NURS 60021 Acute Nurse Practitioner 5
  60022 Acute Care Therapeutics 3
  60792 Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Role Practicum 6-10
MINIMUM TOTAL 16

Students must complete 600 hours of supervised clinical practice as a part of this program for National Certification.


 

Gainful Employment Disclosure
CIP code:
51.3819
CIP title:
Palliative Care Nursing
AY 11 completers:
3
AY 11 on-time completers:
1
AY 11 on-time completion rate:
33%
Median Stafford loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Median other loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Award title: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Total cost per credit hours: $452
Total costs for credit hours: $6,780
Book and supplies cost per credit hours: $134
Total books and supplies costs: $1,380
Term: Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
Length: 30 Weeks
Fees per term: Varies
Room and board per term: $4,480
Other supply or miscellaneous costs: N/A
SOC code:
29-1199.03
SOC title:
Nurse Practitioners
ONET link:
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-1199.03
Respondent placement rate: 100%
Zero placement rate explanation:
N/A