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Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Post Master's) PDFDownload to print

College
College of Nursing
Department
College of Nursing

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

The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner certificate prepares nurses who already have a master's degree in nursing to be an advanced practice nurse in the sub-specialty of pediatric nurse practitioner for the professional role in the care of infants, children and adolescents. After completing 630 clinical hours and the complete plan of study, graduate are eligible to apply for the National Certification Examination.

PREREQUISITES
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 (18 credits)
Course Title Credits
NURS 60170 Pediatric Assessment for Advanced Practice Nurse 3
  60270 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner I 3
  60370 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner II 1
  60372 Care of the Chronically Ill Child for Advanced Practice Nurse 3
  60470 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner III 2
  61792 Pediatric Assessment for Advanced Practice Nurse Practicum 1
  62792 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner I Practicum 1
  63792 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner II Practicum 1
  63992 Care of the Chronically Ill Child for Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner 1
  64792 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner III Practicum 2
MINIMUM TOTAL 18