Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Post-Master Acute Care Pediatric Certificate


525 N. Wolfe Street

Baltimore, MD 21205

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Post-Master Acute Care Pediatric Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate offers pediatric primary care nurse practitioners the necessary training to meet the evolving needs of the PNP-AC role. This 3-course, 13-credit program aligns with the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Competencies addressed by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties and the Consensus Model for APRN regulation. Graduates of the program will be eligible to apply for the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board's pediatric acute care certification exam.

The online PNP-AC programs includes the following competencies:

  • Effective assessment, diagnosis, and management of health problems encountered in acutely ill children.
  • Treatment of pediatric acute and chronic care conditions.
  • Translation of evidence-based research into workable pediatric acute care solutions.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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