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Jefferson College of Nursing
MSN: Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
The Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) specialty prepares graduates in the advanced care of children and their families. Pediatric advanced practice nurses provide care in clinical practice, school-based health, home health, public health, acute and long-term care settings. The Pediatric Primary Care NP is prepared to manage the direct care of infants and children, and incorporate the various roles associated with advanced nursing practice in a variety of care settings.
The Jefferson Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program has met American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) certification eligibility educational requirements. Students who complete this program in its entirety have the educational preparation to sit for the ANCC certification in this role and population. Applicants must also meet any additional eligibility criteria in effect when they apply for certification.
This program is offered on a full-time or part-time basis and has the option of online or combination online/in-class courses. Jefferson MSN programs begin three times throughout the year: Fall, Spring and Summer.
ABOUT JEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSING
Jefferson College of Nursing is an integral part of a premier academic medical center, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals. In 2015 the College (formerly known as the Jefferson School of Nursing) was ranked by U.S.News & World Report among the top 100 Best Graduate Nursing Schools in the country, based on reputation, acceptance rate, student-faculty ratio and faculty credentials. The College of Nursing is also a designated National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education 2015-2019.
Financial Aid: Yes
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1129
Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999