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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) Overview

PNP Clinical Checklist

General MSN Preceptor Requirements

Course Specific Requirements

PRAC 6830: Advanced Pediatric Nursing Practicum III: Specialty Care

  • Types of Patients: Ages birth to age 21
  • Types of Services: Specialty services provided to pediatric patients
  • Possible Preceptor Choices: MD, DO, PNP, FNP specializing in pediatrics
  • Possible Site Choices: Specialty clinics, such as pediatric psychiatry adolescent medicine; pediatric dermatology; newborn nursery; pediatric urgent care; sports medicine; pediatric allergy and asthma; pediatric pulmonary; pediatric GI; pediatric rheumatology; pediatric oncology/hematology; pediatric nephrology; pediatric infectious disease; pediatric ENT; pediatric surgery; pediatric neurology

Note: Hours can be split between two settings (e.g., 80 hours sports medicine and 80 hours in pediatric mental health)

  • Nonacceptable Preceptors: Physician assistants
  • Requirements: 160 hours; minimum 160 encounters

PNP Course Sequence