RNs are ready to advance their careers and take on leadership positions after completing this Doctor of Nursing Practice in Pediatric Dual Primary/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program online from Johns Hopkins University. Students earn their DNP and are eligible to apply for certification as a primary care pediatric nurse practitioner and as an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner. If you want to work with patients from birth through adolescence as a primary care provider this one program helps you earn your DNP, the highest nursing degree, and about all types of pediatric nurse practitioner care at one time.
This curriculum provides the knowledge and skills needed to care for young patients in various settings across the spectrum of care. When it comes to patient care, the courses cover topics including health examinations, the diagnosing and treatment of a wide range of illnesses and conditions, ordering tests, and prescribing medications and therapies. In addition, students improve leadership skills that will help them lead healthcare systems and organizations while improving safety and quality. Graduates are also competent in shaping, advocating for, and leading health care policy that shapes the future of health care financing, regulation, access, and delivery.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- This program includes 1-2 on-site immersion experiences.