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College of Nursing
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The Primary Adult Nurse Practitioner certificate focuses on clinical decision-making for clients with common acute and chronic problems of adulthood. A clinical component provides for development of skills in advanced health assessment, the diagnostic process, treatment and ongoing management of clients. Graduates are eligible to site for National Certification Examinations.
 

PREREQUISITES: (12 credits)
Course Title Credits
NURS 60041 Advanced Assessment of Adult Clients (3)  
  60045 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses (3)  
  60205 Introduction to Applied Epidemiology (1)  
  60206 Ambulatory Diagnostics for Advanced Nursing Practice (2)  
  60441 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses (3)  
CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)
Course Title Credits
BSCI 60446 Advanced Human Physiology 3
NURS 60042 Adult Primary Health Care I 5
  60043 Adult Primary Health Care II 5
  60092 NP Summer Practicum 2
MINIMUM TOTAL 15

Note: Students must complete 500 hours of supervised clinical practice as a part of this program to be eligible for National Certification.

 

Gainful Employment Disclosure
CIP code: 51.3803
CIP title: Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
AY 11 completers: 2
AY 11 on-time completers: 0
AY 11 on-time completion rate: 0%
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%