Distance Education with On-Site Requirements
The Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program prepares graduates to provide advanced practice nursing to pediatric patients with acute, critical, and/or complex chronic health conditions and to develop effective solutions for patient, population and system needs. The ability to function as an educator, leader, consultant, advocate, and change agent is an essential to the development of clinical expertise in this role.
Graduate Program Outcomes
* Clinical Practice Portfolio - Registered Nurse applicants to a master's program with a non-nursing bachelor's degree are required to submit a clinical practice portfolio to be evaluated for baccalaureate-level nursing competencies upon conditional admission once they have been admitted to a program. A non-refundable fee of $300 is required for the portfolio evaluation. Upon successful completion of the portfolio, the student will be admitted to the program. If the portfolio does not meet academic standards, the student cannot progress in the program.
The Clinical Practice Portfolio is only required for those Registered Nurse applicants with a non-nursing bachelor's degree who have been offered conditional acceptance.
Additional Requirements Upon Admission
Transcripts from foreign institutions must be evaluated for transfer equivalency credits by an accredited evaluation service, such as the World Education Services (WES) http://www.wes.org
Graduates from this program will be eligible for certification and registration as a nurse practitioner by New York State Education Department and are also eligible for National Certification as a Pediatric NP - Acute Care.
The Stony Brook University School of Nursing reserves the right to change admission and program criteria to meet prevailing accreditation, regulatory and registration requirements.
Process for Clinical Experiences
The Office of Clinical Placements facilitates the processing of clinical placement requests and contracts for all clinical affiliations within the baccalaureate, master’s, advanced certificate, and DNP programs. The office works collaboratively with faculty to secure clinical placement sites for students. Once a suitable site is identified, students submit a clinical placement request form for processing. The office maintains electronic data systems and records related to students, clinical placement sites, clinical affiliation agreements, clinical contracts and preceptors. Central to the clinical placement process for all programs is the establishment of a clinical affiliation agreement and clinical contract which is executed between SUNY and the clinical site. Upon final execution of a clinical affiliation agreement, SUNY procures and provides the site with a certificate of insurance or related protection evidencing the required insurance coverage. The provisions of a clinical affiliation agreement and clinical contract include the responsibilities and mutual terms that are agreed upon during the life of the agreement.
|HNH 503 Organizational Leadership and Role Transformation||3|
|HNH 504 Quality Improvement, Safety, and Health Care Technologies||3|
|HNH 505 Health Care Policy and Advocacy||2|
|HNG 541 Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice I||3|
|HNG 543 Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice II||3|
|HNG 540 Clinical Pharmacology||3|
|HNG 525 Advanced Health Assessment Child Health||3|
|HNG 588 Clinical Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan||3|
|HNG 520 Pediatric Pathophysiology||3|
|HNG 518 Advanced Theory & Clinical Practice in Pediatric Nursing Across the Continuum I||4|
|HNG 528 Advanced Theory & Clinical Practice in Pediatric Nursing Across the Continuum II||4|
|HNG 508 Advanced Theory & Clinical Practice in Acute Care Pediatric Nursing I||4|
|HNG 558 Advanced Theory & Clinical Practice in Acute Care Pediatric Nursing II||4|
HNG 580 Advanced Skills, Technologies and Clinical Decision-Making in Acute Care
Students are prepared to sit for the following national certification exams:
Acute Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
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