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BSN to DNP, Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Brandman University

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Description

The focus of the online BSN to DNP, Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner degree program from Brandman University is to prepare nurse practitioners to practice primarily with acute care environments, including intensive care units, emergency departments and trauma centers however this practice is not limited to in-hospital settings

This fully online BSN to DNP - Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner degree program focuses on preparing students to be eligible for the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) national certification examination.

Core concepts include emphasis on:

  • Genetics
  • Pathophysiology
  • Advanced health assessment
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Developmental
  • Cultural
  • Family care

Additional advanced skills are taught through a variety of simulated and clinical environments required for competence in a critical care environment.

The Adult ACNP program is delivered using a blend of: eight, 2-4 day immersion sessions at the Irvine campus; internships/clinical practice in hospitals, clinics and health centers near your home or work; and online lectures, demonstrations and exercises.

Who is this program for?

This program is designed for the registered nurse who is ready to take a leadership role in the professional clinical practice of nursing.

73 credits completed in 2 years full time or 3 years with a combination of part-time and full time study.

Requirements:

  • Complete and submit an Application for Graduate Admission.
  • Submit a $50 application fee. Apply online and we'll waive the $50 application fee!
  • Must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from a CCNE or NLNAC accredited program
  • Provide official transcripts from the regionally accredited Baccalaureate degree granting institution, and from all regionally accredited institutions where post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted

Accreditation Information

Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

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