University of Texas at Arlington

Master of Science in Nursing - Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Address:

701 South Nedderman Drive

Arlington, TX 76019

United States

Phone:

1-866-272-3181

Fax:

1-817-272-2046

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Nursing - Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Format: Online

Program Description:

Earn your MSN in Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (PACNP) Online

Our accelerated, 100% online MSN in Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program (PACNP) is designed for experienced pediatric nurses who wish to expand their professional scope of practice as a nurse practitioner. This program prepares you to work with the growing number of children with complex, high acuity healthcare needs.

As a graduate of the MSN in PACNP program, you will:

• Learn to provide expert care to acutely ill children, including diagnostic reasoning, complex monitoring, and intense therapies

• Practice using research and theoretical knowledge to implement therapies that restore health, minimize complications, reduce risk factors and improve the growth and development of the child

• Prepare to coordinate the acute care of the child in collaboration with other healthcare professionals with attention to principles of ethics, advocacy for the child and family, and an understanding of varying constructs of culture

Transfer Credits - The maximum amount of credit that may transfer from another university is 10 semester hours. The syllabus for the course(s) you wish to transfer will need to be reviewed. You must apply before we can review your syllabus

Accreditation:

The University of Texas at Arlington is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC™) to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The College of Nursing and Health Innovation at The University of Texas at Arlington is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530 Washington, DC 20036 202-887-6791

International Student Requirements:

• International students are required to have two years clinical experience in a United States (or equivalent) healthcare system • International students are required to have a TSE score of 40 or higher. TOEFL - Minimum of 550 on paper-based test, 213 on computer-based test, or 79 on the internet-based test, and achieve the following minimum scores of subtests: Writing, 22; Speaking, 21; Reading, 20; and Listening, 16; or IELTS minimum score of 7.0.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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