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Child and Adolescent Health Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care

The University of Akron

12 months
Duration
726 USD/credit 21780 USD/year
726 USD/credit 21780 USD/year
421 USD/credit 12630 USD/year
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About

The Child and Adolescent Health Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care program of The University of Akron prepares graduates to assume advanced practice positions as providers of primary health care to children and adolescents in a variety of settings.

Overview

Expected Outcomes of the Child and Adolescent Health Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care program of The University of Akron:

  • Applies scientific theories and research to implement the advanced nursing role
  • Demonstrates competence according to national standards and guidelines in the advanced nursing role
  • Demonstrates knowledge of legal, ethical, fiscal, policy, and leadership issues that impact the delivery of health care in the advanced nursing role
  • Demonstrates knowledge of legal, ethical, fiscal, policy, and leadership issues that impact the advancement of the nursing profession in the advanced nursing role
  • Identifies researchable nursing problems and contributes to research studies for advanced nursing and health care practice  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child & Adolescent Health Nursing
  • Pharmacology for Child & Adolescent Health Nursing
  • Child & Adolescent Health NP Residency
  • Child and Adolescent Health Nursing Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor's degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited nursing program
  • 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale for all college coursework
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • 300 word essay describing professional goals
  • Interview prior to beginning the program
  • Current State of Ohio license to practice nursing
  • Prerequisite courses: Undergraduate Statistics, Nursing Research, Basic Health Assessment, Computer Skills, Graduate-level Statistics
  • One year experience in acute care of children

Work experience

  • One year experience in acute care of children

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 421 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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