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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate (Post Master's)

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
NURS 60021 Acute Nurse Practitioner
  60022 Acute Care Therapeutics
  60792 Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Role Practicum

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

Note: Graduate courses are held just one day a week. First year students attend on Tuesdays; second year and thereafter on Wednesdays.

Web-based courses fall into one of the three following categories:
  1. Web-Synchronous - Student is required to be online (at home or on campus) at the specified day/time stated for class participation.
  2. Web-Asynchronous - Class meets on campus first say at specified day/time for instruction. Thereafter, online coursework may be completed at any time that is convenient for student within specified guidelines set forth by instructor.
  3. Web-Enhanced - Class meets on campus first day at specified day/time for instruction. Thereafter, most online coursework is completed at time convenient for student; however, intermittent attendance on campus at specified dates and times may be required.

All other courses, if not noted "web," are traditional, on campus classes.