General Information |
M.S. in Nursing |
Post Master's Programs
Ph.D. in Nursing | Course Descriptions | Faculty
Adult Health Program |
Community Health Program
Psychiatric-Mental Health Program | Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Other areas explored in the nurse practitioner program include the changing health care delivery system, the expanded role of the nurse, and nursing issues, particularly as they relate to nurse practitioner practice, reimbursement, and prescriptive authority. Offerings include family or pediatric nurse practitioner tracks.
An essential part of the nurse practitioner program is the 672-hour clinical preceptorship. This preceptorship is concurrent with the nurse practitioner seminar courses, and is arranged at a clinical site that reflects the focus of the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program. Due to the programís focus on rural, underserved populations, at least one of the three preceptorships takes place outside of Albemarle County.
The practitioner program is approved by the Joint Committee of the Boards of Nursing and Medicine in Virginia. Students who complete the program are eligible to apply for practitioner certification by this joint committee, and are also eligible to sit for national certification examinations.
Nurse Practitioner Program Completion Requirements The student must: (1) satisfactorily complete the specific nurse practitioner program; (2) satisfactorily complete the clinical preceptorship; and (3) have a minimum grade average of B. Students who complete the nurse practitioner program are eligible for national certification exams
Required Courses - 29 Credits
|GNUR 551||Advanced Health Assessment||3|
|GNUR 566||Primary Care Seminar I||3|
|GNUR 567||Primary Care Seminar II||3|
|GNUR 568||Primary Care Preceptorship I||2|
|GNUR 569||Primary Care Preceptorship II||4|
|GNUR 570||Primary Care Seminar III||3|
|GNUR 571||Primary Care Preceptorship III||6|
|GNUR 572||Collaborative Role Development/Multidisciplinary Practice I||1|
|GNUR 573||Collaborative Role Development/Multidisciplinary Practice II||1|
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