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Post-MSN Certificate: Advanced Practice (AP) Adult Hospice and Palliative Nurse Specialty

Estados Unidos


¿Qué aprenderé?

The focus of this graduate certificate is to further prepare APRNs to provide high quality hospice and palliative care services. Advanced practice palliative care nursing serves patients, families, and caregivers during serious, progressive illnesses. Palliative care APRNs provide holistic care that focuses on disease management, symptom relief, emotional distress, care transitions, and loss.

Program Outcomes

At the conclusion of the program, students will be able to:

1. demonstrate the specialized body of knowledge and clinical competencies needed to assume the role of an advanced practice nurse in hospice and palliative care. 2. integrate theory, knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide care to patients and families facing life limiting illnesses in palliative and hospice care settings. 3. examine interprofessional palliative and hospice care practices viewed through the constellation of the family system to assure ethically based quality care guided by the values of stewardship. 4. Propose evidence-based strategies in an interprofessional context to effect change in hospice and palliative care.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

The College of Nursing and Health

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (9 horas de crédito)

Costos de estudio
US$8.640,00 por año
USD $960 per credit hour
Fecha de inicio

Esperado Agosto 2023


The College of Nursing and Health

Room 101 DiPonio Building,



48150, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Possession of a bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution, with an overall undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. (An average below 3.0 will be considered for conditional admission.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants for admission to the Post-MSN Nurse Practitioner Certificate programs are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria:

Possession of a Master of Science in Nursing degree from a program accredited by a nursing professional accreditation agency, i.e., CCNE or ACEN, with a graduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants may be considered for admission to the certificate prior to completion of the master’s degree; however, the certificate will be awarded only upon completion of the master’s degree.

Current national certification in Advanced Practice Nursing as: Adult NP, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP, Family NP, Gerontological NP, Women’s Health NP, or Adult Health CNS. Length of plan of study and additional required course work depends on assessment of competency attainment via previous NP specialty

Current resume that indicates work history as a professional registered nurse.

One year practice as professional registered nurse preferred.

Current unencumbered Michigan RN license, or eligibility for same

Internet based TOEFL (iBT, Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 80; or

TOEFL paper-and-pencil test with a minimum score of 550, accompanied by the Test of Written English (TWE) with a minimum score of 5; or

IELTS score of 6.5+; or

PTE Academic score of 53

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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