The role of the nurse practitioner specializing in Advanced Emergency Nursing (Family NP/Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Dual Role) is offered at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing. The MSN program prepares graduates for certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner, an Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, and for doctoral study. Graduates of the program are able to synthesize and apply advanced knowledge, theories, and research to a specialized area of nursing practice and function as leaders in practice to contribute to the advancement of the nursing profession.
Core graduate courses and didactic Advanced Emergency Nursing (Family NP/Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Dual Role) courses are available online. The didactic NP specialty courses have co-requisite clinical courses. These clinical courses can usually be completed with preceptors in the students' home community. Prior to enrolling in AHN 549, the first clinical course, students in this program are required to attend an on-campus orientation that includes basic skills and simulation workshops. Faculty will notify students regarding the orientation dates and schedule.
The dates for this year's on-campus orientation are August 3-5, 2014.ER Patient and Nurses
Advanced Emergency Nursing (Family NP/Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Dual Role) Curriculum
• Post BSN Track (MSN)
• RN to MSN for Associate/diploma RN’s
• RN to MSN for associate/diploma RN’s with a BS/BA degree in a non-nursing discipline
For information and help with setting up your graduate degree program contact the CON Office of Graduate studies: firstname.lastname@example.orgACCREDITATION
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USA College of Nursing - HAHN 3086
5721 USA Drive N.
Mobile AL 36688-0002
FAX: (251) 445-9416
The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education,
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
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