Post-Master Acute Care Pediatric Certificate
Johns Hopkins University

Program Details

The online Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate offers pediatric primary care nurse practitioners the necessary training to meet the evolving needs of the PNP-AC role. This program aligns with the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Competencies addressed by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties and the Consensus Model for APRN regulation. Graduates of the program will be eligible to apply for the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board's pediatric acute care certification exam.

The online PNP-AC programs includes the following competencies:

  • Effective assessment, diagnosis, and management of health problems encountered in acutely ill children
  • Treatment of pediatric acute and chronic care conditions
  • Translation of evidence-based research into workable pediatric acute care solutions

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Johns Hopkins University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Interview, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have current nursing licensure and certification as a nurse practitioner; with one year experience and evidence of completion of at least 500 clinical hours in NP role and population.?