University of Nebraska Medical Center

Pediatric Primary & Acute Care NP (Dual)

The Pediatric Primary & Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (PNP-AC) is focused on the diagnostic reasoning, assessment and management of the acute care needs of children from birth through 21 years. This advanced practice nurse will have advanced knowledge and skills in physical and psychosocial assessment to meet acute health care needs. The advanced practice nurse will acquire skills and knowledge to recognize patients in children's health care settings who are in acute or critical care hospital areas with medical needs. They manage the chronically ill child and handle complex monitoring and ongoing management of intensive therapies.

Career opportunities include acute specialty clinics and acute hospital areas.

Example Three Year Plan of Study

Pediatric Primary & Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Overview



Contact Colleen Kocsis, MS
Student Services Coordinator - Graduate Programs
Campus: Omaha, 402-559-4120