University of Texas at Arlington

Master of Science in Nursing - Pediatric Primary 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 Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

Format: Online

Program Description:

Earn your MSN in Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (PPCNP) Online

Our MSN in Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner is a 100% online program designed for nurses who are dedicated to providing expert, evidence-based care for children from birth to 21 years of age. This program prepares you, as a pediatric nurse practitioner, to provide leadership and promote research in the development of healthcare services for children across the primary care continuum, from preventative care to management of acute, chronic and complex health problems. The PPCNP is equipped to meet the needs of pediatric patients and their families at whatever point the patient enters the healthcare system.

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

• Develop skills to provide pediatric care and case management for patients in ambulatory settings, acute and chronically ill community settings, acute care facilities and extended care facilities

• Hone the ability to use research and theoretical principles in the management and quality improvement of healthcare delivery and clinical outcomes

• Learn to develop collaborative relationships with community agencies concerned with health problems related to economic, psychosocial, cultural and environmental factors in the quality improvement of healthcare delivery to the pediatric population

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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