Attaining a post doctoral certificate can expand a nurse's professional practice, increase job opportunities, and meet the requirements to become nationally certified in a selected specialty area. The Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Post Doctoral Certificate explores subjects such as acute care management, palliative care, and chronic problems in adult aging.
A Brandman Doctoral Certificate is designed for nurse practitioners who have a PhD or DNP and wish to add a specialty in one of our six nurse practitioner specialty areas. In addition to Adult-Gerontology Acute Care the school also offers the following post doctoral certificates:
Students in the Certificate program are required to attend 3 immersion sessions, one before the start of your clinical courses to learn procedures and one at the end of the program.
Students enrolled in a certificate program only are not eligible for financial aid. Courses taken after completion of a degree program in order to complete the certificate are not eligible for financial aid.
Required before attending orientation immersion (by completing CertifiedBackground.com):
|*NURU 603||Advanced Health Assessment across Lifespan and Cultures||4|
|NURU 605||Advanced Pathophysiology across the Lifespan||3|
|NURU 606||Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics across the Lifespan||3|
|NURU 631||Palliative Care and Pain Management||3|
|NURU 632||Management in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care||3|
|*NURU 633||Practicum in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care||3|
|NURU 634||Complex and Chronic Problems in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care||3|
|*NURU 635||Practicum for Complex and Chronic Problems in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care||3|
* Students in these courses are required to attend a face-to-face immersion.