Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner : Online


Why study Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner : Online?

The Doctor of Nursing Practice in Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program prepares students at the highest level of nursing practice to manage patients from birth to 21 years old with complex acute and chronic health conditions.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited nursing school and one year of pediatric work experience as a registered nurse. For more details, Admissions.

Graduates of this program meet educational requirements to take the exam for national certification by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. Certified Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (CPNP-ACs) provide care across the continuum for children with complex acute, critical and chronic illness in order to stabilize a patient’s condition, prevent complications and restore maximum health or provide palliative care. These advanced-practice nurses work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, intensive care units, sub-specialty clinics and emergency departments.

Application Deadlines

For application deadlines, visit Admissions.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

UC College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Contact Information

Graduate Programs
3110 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0038
(513) 558-3600

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