Nursing—Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care, CAGS
The pediatric acute-care Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) is available for pediatric or family nurse practitioners who wish to be prepared for practice in the pediatric acute-care role. Applicants must have a minimum of one year of work experience in an acute-care setting working with the pediatric population. The program requires 24 credits of study.
To ensure that all students have the foundation necessary to be successful in this program, each incoming student, regardless of his or her background, must have completed coursework in the following areas with a minimum grade of B.
|Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice|
Please visit Bouvé College Learning Outcomes for the specific student learning outcomes for this program.
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
Students should refer to the Program Overview page for required program prerequisites.
A grade of B or higher is required in all coursework.
|NRSG 6116||Advanced Health Assessment of the Neonate and Infant||3|
|NRSG 6262||Pediatric Pharmacology||2|
|NRSG 6265||Care of Child/Adolescent Health Problems||4|
|NRSG 6267||Care of the Critically Ill Child||4|
|NRSG 6275||Urban Families at Risk: A Primary Care Approach||4|
|NRSG 6461||Child/Adolescent Health Problems Practicum||4|
|NRSG 6463||Care of the Critically Ill Child Practicum||4|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
25 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required