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 Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Post Doctoral Certificate explores subjects such as palliative care, pain management, common, complex 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 Gerontology Primary 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 631||Palliative Care and Pain Management||3|
|NURU 662||Management of Common Problems in the Adult and Aging Adult||3|
|NURU 663||Practicum in the Care of the Adult and Aging Adult (255 clinical hours with the aging adult)||3|
|NURU 664||Complex and Chronic Problems in the Adult and Aging Adult||3|
|NURU 665||Practicum for Complex and Chronic Problems in the Adult and Aging Adult (255 clinical hours with the aging adult)||3|