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Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate Online (Post Master's)

Become equipped with the tools to provide comprehensive primary healthcare to children of all ages in a variety of settings.

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Program Overview

The Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate from The University of Texas at Arlington is designed to equip MSN-prepared nurse practitioners with the knowledge and skills needed to become a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified (PPCNP-BC). This 100% online program emphasizes leadership and promotion research in the development of healthcare services for children across the primary care continuum, from preventative care to disease management.

Why Choose UTA Online:

icon $654 Per Credit Hour
icon As few as 5 courses* Program Duration
icon $654 Per Credit Hour
icon As few as 5 courses* Program Duration

Residents of certain states may not be eligible to enroll in all UTA accelerated online programs. See program map for details. Currently enrolled students who reside in ineligible states may continue in their program without interruption.

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This post-graduate program is individually created based on a gap analysis of each student's MSN transcript and experience. In as few as five courses, this certificate can lead graduates to expanded clinical settings in areas such as:

  • Pediatric primary care
  • Schools
  • Palliative care

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Tuition

The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing students with a quality, affordable education.

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$1,962 Per Course*
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$654 Per Credit Hour

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Anticipated Course Materials**

Equipment Approximate Cost Course
Webcam 1080p Varies $20-$100 Required for all courses
Tripod Varies $5-$10 Required for all courses
Assessment Kit $49.95 N5418 – Advanced Assessment
Otoscope/Ophthalmoscope Rental $155.00 N5418 – Advanced Assessment
Suture Kit $112.50 N5313 – Clinical Skills

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All degrees are subject to application fees and graduation fees. Additional fees may apply.

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Calendar

Our Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate online program offers multiple start dates and is ideal for students who seek to balance jobs, families, education and social lives.

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Course Start Application Deadline All Supporting Documents Due Registration Deadline Tuition Deadline Session
1/14/2019 12/14/2018 12/14/2018 1/9/2019 1/11/2019 Spring
2/25/2019 1/25/2019 1/25/2019 2/20/2019 2/22/2019 Spring
4/8/2019 3/8/2019 3/8/2019 4/3/2019 4/5/2019 Spring
5/20/2019 4/19/2019 4/19/2019 5/15/2019 5/17/2019 Summer
7/1/2019 5/31/2019 5/31/2019 6/26/2019 6/28/2019 Summer
8/12/2019 7/12/2019 7/12/2019 8/7/2019 8/9/2019 Fall
9/23/2019 8/23/2019 8/23/2019 9/18/2019 9/20/2019 Fall
11/4/2019 10/4/2019 10/4/2019 10/30/2019 11/1/2019 Fall

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Admissions

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation admission process is the first step towards changing your life and enriching the lives of others. Familiarize yourself with these admission requirements, along with information on required documentation.

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  • MSN from an NLNAC- or CCNE-accredited program
  • Two years of clinical experience as an RN
  • Active/Unencumbered RN license
  • Undergraduate (basic) statistics course with a minimum grade of "C"
  • 3.0 GPA in MSN degree program

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Courses

This Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate online program is individually created based on a gap analysis of each student's MSN transcript and experience. A gap analysis is a process that evaluates your current academic career versus what you need to be eligible for certification in your new area of study. You may need more than the minimum number of courses listed, or you may need less than the number of courses listed. Some courses listed may be waived based on the gap analysis.

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NURS 5465: Pediatric Primary Care

Duration: 8 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 4

This course focuses on advanced concepts and knowledge for nurse practitioners management of designated minor acute, chronic and complex health problems of pediatric patients and their families in primary care healthcare settings.

NURS 5467: Primary Complex Chronicity

Duration: 8 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 4

This course focuses on advanced concepts and knowledge for nurse practitioner management of designated acute, chronic and complex health problems of pediatric patients and their families in multiple healthcare settings.

NURS 5371: Pediatric Primary Care Clinical Practice 1

Duration: 11 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Initial clinical preceptorship in selected primary health practice sites with opportunities to apply knowledge and concepts of advanced nursing practice implementing the pediatric nurse practitioner role in evidenced-based patient care.

NURS 5372: Pediatric Primary Care Clinical Practice II

Duration: 11 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Continue clinical preceptorship in selected primary health practice sites with opportunities to apply knowledge and concepts of advanced nursing practice implementing the pediatric nurse practitioner role in evidenced-based patient care.

NURS 5632: Advanced Clinical Nursing Practicum

Duration: 13 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 6

Clinical preceptorships in selected health practice sites with opportunities to apply knowledge, skills and concepts in a guided, progressive context of advanced nursing practice.

*Per-course tuition based on 3 credit-hour courses.

**Textbook costs not included. To view textbooks, please visit the UTA Bookstore.

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