Emergency Nurse Practitioner - Post-Graduate Certificate


College of Nursing




Hybrid (Online and On Campus)



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Name: Sharon R. Rainer, PhD, APRN, APN-BC, FNP-BC, ENP-C
Position: Program Director
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The Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) program is designed for the already certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C, FNP-BC) who currently desires board certification as an ENP-C. The program is ideal for those already working in emergency/urgent care or for those who desire to make a change from primary care. At the completion of the program, FNPs will be eligible to sit for ENP board certification. The program provides high-quality education and procedural skills necessary to competently and confidently practice as a nurse practitioner in the emergency and urgent care settings. Jefferson’s highly skilled, board-certified faculty provides a rigorous program designed to prepare you to perform the necessary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed to be eligible for board certification as an emergency nurse practitioner.

Learning opportunities include:

  • Interdisciplinary learning experiences with medical students, physician assistants, and emergency residents
  • A state-of-the-art simulation center
  • Clinical experiences in a Level I Regional Trauma Center
  • Classroom and on-site intensives for skills needed in emergency and urgent care settings, including disaster preparedness.

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