Help young patients from birth through age 21 achieve their best possible health with the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care specialization of this online MSN program from Walden University. Nurses receive training directly from practicing NPs on treating children and working with their families in primary care settings. Courses explore relevant topics including family-centered care, growth and development screenings, and youth mental health interventions.
Graduates of this online Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program will have the skills necessary to effectively assess, diagnose, and treat children and adolescents in a range of primary care environments. Students will be well prepared to sit for the national Pediatric Nursing Certification Board exam. The program takes advantage of state-of-the-art learning technologies, interactive simulations, case studies, and a variety of media to bring classroom topics to life.
The curriculum includes studies of:
- Advanced pediatric development and behavior
- Primary care approaches for children
- Management of complex pediatric conditions
- Synthesis of pediatric primary care
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
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New York, Rhode Island