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Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate

Purdue University Global's Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate program is designed to help prepare nurses to work as educators in nursing schools, clinical education departments, and more. Learn more about the Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate at Purdue University Global here.

Official Program Name:

Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

Degree Level:

Certificate

Program Prerequisites:

The Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate program requires students to have a master's degree with an upper-level major in nursing from an accredited institution. Additionally the certificate program requires some experience in nursing either through previous education or work experience.

Program Description:

The Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate program prepares nurses to effectively teach patients and their families, and provide education and training to medical staff. This program prepares students to be certified and credentialed by the National League for Nursing's Certified Nurse Educator and American Nurses Credentialing Center. With a focus on both clinical expertise and instructional and evaluation techniques this program prepares students to not only teach theory but teach practical and important skills in nursing and medicine.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

30 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Purdue University Global's financial aid office for more information.'

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Required Courses for the Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate program:

Students of the Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate program are required to complete a total of six courses (30 credits).

Core Requirements (30 credits

  • Teaching and Learning Theories and Strategies (5 credits)
  • Curriculum Design, Assessment, and Evaluation (5 credits)
  • Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (5 credits)
  • Essentials of Advanced Pathophysiology and Pharmacology (5 credits)
  • Applying Principles of Advanced Nursing Practice - Clinical (5 credits)
  • Evaluating and Disseminating Principles of Advanced Nursing Practice - Clinical (5 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of Purdue University Global's Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate program be interested in pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice at Purdue University Global. Additionally graduate certificates are available in the following areas:

  • Executive Leader Graduate Certificate
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Certificate
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Career Paths:

Student's who complete Purdue University Global's Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate program have important skills in teaching and clinical expertise. Graduates of this program can pursue educator positions in the following settings:

  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Technical schools
  • Community colleges
  • Universities

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