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Post-Graduate Certificate

Post-Graduate Certificate Nurse Educator

Post-Graduate Certificate Nurse Educator (NURS EDU PGC)

28 Credits

POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATE NURSE EDUCATOR • 28 CREDITS • NURS EDU PGC


The Nurse Educator Post-Graduate Certificate program will prepare the MSN graduate for the nurse educator role in academic or staff development settings. The curriculum integrates core master’s-level concepts, advanced clinical foundations (assessment, pharmacology, pathophysiology) and education-focused courses. Students develop teaching strategies in the didactic and clinical setting, synthesize teaching/learning theories, and acquire skills in curriculum development. Clinical practicum objectives include the student’s ability to provide didactic and clinical instruction within the academic or clinical settings. As a result, graduates of the Nurse Educator Post-Graduate Certficate are well prepared to assume faculty or clinical instructor positions in schools of nursing or staff development positions in health care institutions.

Upon successful completion of the Post-Graduate Certificate Nurse Educator, the graduate will be eligible to seek certification as a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), offered by the National League for Nursing (NLN)

**Upon discussion with MSN Advisor, Student will elect to conduct either a Special Research Project (NURS795) or do the traditional thesis (NURS799).

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Post-Graduate Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner

Post-Graduate Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner (NURSPACT PGC)

36 Credits

POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATE - FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER  • 36 CREDITS • NURSPACT PGC

The Family Nurse Practitioner program focuses on continual and comprehensive, wellness and illness care for individuals across the lifespan to assist with illness management, health promotion, and health education. Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner students will be prepared to assume leadership roles for the targeted populations in the primary settings. Family Nurse Practitioners are prepared to provide care to individuals with acute and chronic illnesses in a variety of primary care practice settings such as clinics, outpatient services and more.

Upon successful completion of the Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Certificate, the graduate will be eligible to seek certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner, offered by American Nurses’ Credentialing Center and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Following successful certification the graduate applies to the Department of Professional Regulation for licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) for practice in their State.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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