The demand for practical knowledge and skills in the clinical setting provided by acute care nurse practitioners is growing rapidly. Our students graduate with the skills to effectively and competently stabilize acutely-ill patients, formulate diagnoses and create evidence-based treatment plans. Our online post-master’s Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certification will prepare you to sit for either the AACN or ANCC certification exam.
WHY GET A GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ADULT-GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE?
If you are a certified nurse practitioner or a master’s-prepared nurse with significant acute or critical care experience who enjoys complex patient management in a fast-paced environment, the adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner role may be the right fit for you. Respected members of the rounding team, the need for acute care nurse practitioners continues to grow with changing national demographics and recognition in the field for their contributions to improving patient care.
WHY CHOOSE UNH’S ADULT-GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM?
Designed for the master’s-prepared registered nurse or nurse practitioner, UNH’S post-master’s certification program prepares you to be an adult-gerontological acute care nurse practitioner with the AACN (American Association of Critical Care Nurses) or ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center). Geared for the hospital and sub-acute settings, the program focuses on building skills in diagnostic reasoning and management of the acutely ill patient using evidence-based practice. You will learn to stabilize acute and critically ill patients, formulate diagnoses and evidenced-based treatment plans, prescribe therapeutics, assess outcomes, prevent readmission, and create safe discharge plans. Our faculty has extensive experience in the field and they coordinate with the student success coach team to support you from application through graduation.
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