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Pediatric Primary Care and Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Dual Option)

Drexel University

Master Online
24 months
Duration
1026 USD/credit
1026 USD/credit
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About

The Pediatric Primary Care and Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Dual Option) program of Drexel University prepares nurses for advanced roles as clinicians, educators, researchers, and leaders in pediatric health and wellness.

Overview

Students of the Pediatric Primary Care and Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Dual Option) program of Drexel University will also become experts in delivering care to infants, children, and adolescents with acute and complex health disorders. This elite MSN was developed and is taught by Drexel University’s renowned faculty from the nationally ranked College of Nursing and Health Professionals.

The program's curriculum emphasizes evidence-based practice, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the critical use of new technology. Nurse practitioners specializing in pediatric primary and acute care will be able to meet the health care needs required by children and families with acute, complex care with a promotion of optimal wellness.

Features

  • The master's degree in nursing at Drexel University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Courses taught by experienced and board certified faculty from Drexel’s acclaimed College of Nursing and Health Professions
  • Access to CNHP’s state-of-the-art patient simulation lab
  • Graduates of the dual option program are eligible for the Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification exam through ANCC or PNCB. The Acute Care Pediatric Certification exam is offered through the PNCB.
  • Synchronous online lectures offer a highly interactive learning format that challenges and engages students

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Confronting Issues in Contemporary Health Care Environments
  • Advanced Ethical Decision Making in Health Care
  • Quality and Safety in Healthcare
  • Research Methods and Biostatistics
  • Evaluation and Translation of Health Research
  • Pathophysiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

62 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from program fully accredited by National League of Nursing (NLN) and/or American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN.) The accrediting body for NLN is ACEN and the accrediting body for the American Association Colleges of Nursing is CCNE. 
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above from your BSN
  • A minimum of one year nursing experience in a pediatric acute care setting
  • A current, unrestricted United States RN license
  • Current PALS certification

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1026 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1026 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1026 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1026 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Pediatric Primary Care and Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Dual Option)
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