Program Overview

The online Post-Graduate APRN Certificate / Palliative Care program from The George Washington University prepares nurses to become specialists and leaders in:

  • Disease modifying care
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Attention to highest quality of life possible
  • Compassionate end-of-life care

Graduates of this program may be eligible to sit for the National Board Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurse's credentialing exam as Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

    Requirements

    • Master of Science in Nursing (APRN or CNS role) from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • or current enrollment or acceptance into a GW Nursing MSN or DNP nurse practitioner track
    • Current RN license

    Restrictions

    Not authorized to accept residents of LA, ND, NY, & AL.

    School Overview

    The George Washington University (GW) was founded in 1821 and is located in Washington, D.C., the heart of international law, health care and business. This location and close relationships with prominent health care agencies and their officials distinguish the opportunities GW provides to students. GW's legacy of preparing leaders who create positive change begins with connecting them to the leaders of today.

    Why GW?

    Washington, D.C., isn't just where the George Washington University (GW) is located; it's what distinguishes the connections and opportunities we provide.

    Located at the hub of international science, health policy and business, GW links you to renowned experts and institutions in the field through our program faculty and industry collaborators. Our programs are designed around emerging fields in cooperation with leading agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), and are led by active experts in the field. Connect with and learn from these authoritative health care leaders in programs on the forefront of industry trends.

    GW's online programs are designed to give you immediate added value within your current organization while preparing you for advancement into more specialized roles upon completion. The flexible structure of an online degree allows you to maintain your personal and professional commitments while making prominent industry connections. Gain the knowledge and skills to create positive change in our ever-evolving health care system.

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