Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
BSN-DNP and Post Master's DNP
with Cardiovascular Subspecialty
The Department of Health and Human Services has funded a $991,000 proposal for a post-baccalaureate Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Doctorate of Nursing Practice program with Cardiovascular Specialization.
Graduates of this program will earn a DNP degree and be eligible to sit for the ACNP exam.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has set a 2015 date for full implementation of the DNP as the entry level for advanced practice.
For additional information related to the specialty, please contact:
Dr. Kandy Smith
This project is supported in part by funds from the Division of Nursing (DN), Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under grant number D09HP09083-01-00 for DNP: Acute Care NP with Cardiovascular Specialization to Address Disparities for $991,938.00. The information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by the Division of Nursing, BHPr, DHHS or the U.S. Government.