Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioners (PNPs) provide care to children from birth through young adulthood. The PNP is a Registered Nurse with a graduate degree in nursing prepared with the knowledge and experience required to provide well child and preventive health services and to evaluate and manage common pediatric acute and chronic illnesses (National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, 2013).
Most PNPs practice in private and public ambulatory care settings.
Graduates are prepared to take the Certification Examination offered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB).
The program follows a standard plan and course sequence for part-time or full-time enrollment. The specific sequence of courses for each admission cycle is determined upon admission to the program, and students will be provided their specific program plan upon accepting their offer of admission.
The list of all course requirements for this BSN to DNP degree program is provided in the 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog.
>> Visit the DNP Program page for admission details.