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College
Department
College of Nursing

113 and 216 Henderson Hall
Tel: 330-672-7911
Web: www.kent.edu/nursing

The Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist certificate prepares nurses who already have a master's degree in nursing to be an advanced practice nurse in the sub-specialty of pediatric clinical nurse specialist for the professional role in the care of infants, children and adolescents. After completing 630 clinical hours and the complete plan of study, graduates are eligible to apply for the national certification examination

PRE/COREQUISITES
Course Title Credits
NURS 60007 Advanced Assessment Across the Lifespan (2)  
  60006 Introduction to Family Assessment and Counseling in Nursing (3)  
  60045 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses (3)  
  60441 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nursing (3)  
CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (17 credits)
Course Title Credits
NURS 60170 Pediatric Assessment for Advanced Practice Nurse 3
  60272 Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist I 3
  60372 Care of the Chronically Ill Child for Advanced Practice Nurse 3
  60472 Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist II 2
  61792 Pediatric Assessment for Advanced Practice Nurse Practicum (105 hours) 1
  62992 Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist I Practicum (210 hours) 2
  63992 Care of the Chronically Ill Child for Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner (105 hours) 1
  64992 Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist II Practicum (210 hours) 2
MINIMUM TOTAL 17

 

Gainful Employment Disclosure
CIP code: 51.3809
CIP title: Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
AY 11 completers: 0
AY 11 on-time completers: N/A
AY 11 on-time completion rate: N/A
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: $8,136
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: 11-9111.01
SOC title: Clinical Nurse Specialists
ONET link: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9111.01
Respondent placement rate: 0.00%
Zero placement rate explanation: No completers in recent year