Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Offered through Distance Education with On-Site Requirements
The Advanced Certificate Program offers the Masters or Doctorally prepared nurse the ability to continue graduate education to specialize in another clinical area. This Advanced Certificate Program reflects state and national requirements for certification, as well as national trends. This provides the student with eligibility to apply for New York State Certification as well as national certification in their specialty. The Advanced Certificate Program clinical specialties include Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwifery, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Program credit requirements may vary depending upon program and previous graduate course level work.
Graduate Program Outcomes
Additional Requirements Upon Admission
Transcripts from foreign institutions must be evaluated for transfer equivalency credits by a NACES 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 an Pediatric-Acute Care NP.
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.
The credits needed to complete the Advanced Certificate Program reflect state and national requirements for certification, as well as national trends. The credits reflect the precepted clinical hours necessary to complete the Advanced Certificate.
Graduates of Stony Brook's graduate nursing programs will not be required to make up credits for courses already taken within the School of Nursing. A minimum of 11 credits is required for the certificate. Any student, however, may be required to take additional credits upon the recommendation of the faculty by advisement.
|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 & Clinical Decision-Making in Acute Care||3|
Graduation Requirements By Individual Advisement (Gap Analysis)
|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 525 Advanced Health Assessment Child Health||3|
|HNG 540 Clinical Pharmacology||3|
|HNG 588 Clinical Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan||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 520 Pediatric Pathophysiology||3|
The Baccalaureate degree program in nursing/Master's degree program in Nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and/or advanced certificate program at Stony Brook School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE
Students are prepared to sit for the following national certification exam:
Acute Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-CPNP-AC
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