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