Master’s Degree – Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
This advanced practice nursing option focuses on the preparation of registered nurses who can function in the role of a pediatric primary care nurse practitioner. The curriculum emphasizes excellence in practice, research, critical thinking, inquiry, and leadership. The curriculum consists of a minimum of 48 semester hours of study. Full-time and part-time study may be selected. Each student’s program of study will be planned at the time of admission. Students will be advised of any curricular changes at that time. Graduates of the Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner option are employed in a variety of clinical and ambulatory settings and are eligible for certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.
Nurs 7310: Advanced Pathophysiological Concepts in Nursing –Part I – 3
Nurs 7320: Advanced Pathophysiological Concepts in Nursing –Part II – 3
Nurs 7500: Advanced Health Assessment – 3
Nurs 7550: Pharmacology for the Advanced Practice Nurse – 3
Nurs 7600: The Culture of Health Care – 2
Nurs 7950: Research and Theoretical Foundations of Advance Practice Nursing – 3
Nurs 7940: Advance Professional Nurse Practice Issues – 2
SNHP7800: Interprofessional Collaboration for Advanced Practice – 3
Nurs 7420: Common Health Problems and Issues Pertinent to Children and Adolescents (225 clinical hours) – 9
Nurs 7430: Chronic Health Problems in Children and Adolescents (135 clinical hours) – 7
Nurs 7440: Advanced Practicum in Child Health (270 clinical hours) – 10
TOTAL SEMESTER HOUR REQUIREMENT – 48
For further information and application materials, contact:
Denisa Reed, Admissions Counselor III
Graduate Nursing Programs
Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions
140 Decatur St.
Room 900 Urban Life Building
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4019
Atlanta, GA 30302-4019
National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing
Georgia State University School of Nursing is a member of the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing.
Accreditation and Approvals
The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Georgia State are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
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Washington, DC 20001
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