Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

This program prepares students for the role of Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Nursing in an acute care environment.

Clinical Orientation

Ped Acute

All students enrolled in the first specialty course are required to attend a mandatory three-day clinical orientation on campus during that fall term. Various clinical skills workshops will be held during the orientation.

The mandatory Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner orientation dates will be

October 4-6, 2018 

for those students beginning the specialty course MCN 558 in the fall semester of 2018. Please note these dates are for Simulation Intensives only. The coordinator for each specialty track will provide full orientation dates. Each event will take place at USA College of Nursing. You will receive more information as the date approaches via your JAG e-mail. Please make plans to attend.

Acute Care PNP FAQ

Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Curriculum

Post BSN Track

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


Please feel free to contact Dr. Anne Hedger for more information about this specialty: