University of South Alabama College of Nursing
 
Advanced Emergency Nursing (Family NP/Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Dual Role)  

 

The role of the nurse practitioner specializing in Advanced Emergency Nursing (Family NP/Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Dual Role) is offered at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing. The MSN program prepares graduates for certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner, an Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, and for doctoral study. Graduates of the program are able to synthesize and apply advanced knowledge, theories, and research to a specialized area of nursing practice and function as leaders in practice to contribute to the advancement of the nursing profession.

Core graduate courses and didactic Advanced Emergency Nursing (Family NP/Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Dual Role) courses are available online. The didactic NP specialty courses have co-requisite clinical courses. These clinical courses can usually be completed with preceptors in the students' home community. Prior to enrolling in AHN 549, the first clinical course, students in this program are required to attend an on-campus orientation that includes basic skills and simulation workshops. Faculty will notify students regarding the orientation dates and schedule.

The dates for this year's on-campus orientation are August 3-5, 2014.

ER Patient and Nurses

 

Advanced Emergency Nursing (Family NP/Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Dual Role) Curriculum

Post BSN Track (MSN)
         • Full-time schedule of study - Fall Admission
       • Full-time schedule of study - Spring Admission
         • Full-time schedule of study - Summer Admission       

RN to MSN for Associate/diploma RN’s
RN to MSN for associate/diploma RN’s with a BS/BA degree in a non-nursing discipline

         • Fall admission schedule of study

         • Spring admission schedule of study

         • Summer admission schedule of study
Post Graduate Certificate

Please feel free to email for more information about the Advanced Emergency Nursing (Family NP/Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Dual Role) Program: rlawson@southalabama.edu
   

For information and help with setting up your graduate degree program contact the CON Office of Graduate studies: congrad@southalabama.edu

 
ACCREDITATION
The program is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupoint Circle, NW, Suite 520, Washington, DC 20036-1120:
Telephone 202-887-6791)
Nurse Educator Option

USA offers nurse educator classes to those students wishing to pursue a career in academia. These courses are a subspecialization that can be added onto your current degree plan. Please click this link to learn more:
Nursing Education

For Additional Information

Graduate Studies
USA College of Nursing - HAHN 3086
5721 USA Drive N.
Mobile AL 36688-0002
(251) 445-9400
Email: congrad@southalabama.edu
FAX: (251) 445-9416

 

The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education,
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 887-6791

 
 

University of South Alabama - Mobile Alabama 36688-0002 (251) 445-9400
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