The online MSN for Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner equips you to meet the complex needs of children with acute, critical, and chronic health conditions. This online nurse practitioner program covers a wide variety of practice strategies. The curriculum is needfully broad to equip you to rapidly respond to changing critical conditions. Classes include such subjects as critical care pharmacology, advanced health assessment, and pharmacotherapeutics. This continuum of care addresses a variety of institutional settings, patient/family relationships, and children’s illness/health states. Graduates are prepared to sit for the Pediatric Nursing Credentialing Board Acute Care CPNP exam.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Must have a valid RN license, in addition to two years of RN pediatric experience
- Requires completion of an accredited BSN degree
- Requires BLS and PALS certification
- On-campus requirements include a one day orientation, along with 7-8 days throughout the program for OSCEs (objective structured clinical examination).
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