Combine your current nursing skills with training in the safe, effective practice of primary care for the management of acute and chronic health problems of adult patients. As a student in this population focus area, you will provide direct care for acutely and critically ill patients. This population focus area also includes a 2.5-day in-person skills intensive.*
*Please note that most states require nurses to be nationally certified in order to obtain licensure as a nurse practitioner. Students are responsible for determining whether they will be eligible for state Board of Nursing approval and certification as a nurse practitioner or advanced practice nurse in their state. Students can obtain additional information from their state’s Board of Nursing, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (AACN), and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
A BSN degree is required.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation Statement
The Higher Learning Commission