Program Requirements & Expectations

Student Role:

Preceptor Role:

Track Coordinator Role:


What qualifications are required for preceptors?

  • Licensed in the State of FL as MD, DO, PA, NP
  • Current Licensure/certification
  • 2 years of clinical practice experience
  • Track prepares graduates to provide independent and collaborative management of young, middle-aged and older adults from diverse populations suffering from acute, critical or chronic illnesses
  • Licensed in the State of FL as MD, DO, PA, NP
  • Current Licensure/certification
  • 2 years of clinical practice experience
  • Track prepares nurses for careers in comprehensive primary health care. The curriculum provides the basis to practice community-based, advanced nursing with children and adults within a family context. The emphasis of the program is on health promotion across the lifespan, as well as the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health problems
  • Licensed in the State of FL as MD, DO, PA, NP
  • Current Licensure/certification
  • 2 years of clinical practice experience
  • Pediatric acute care nurse practitioners care for acutely ill, critically ill and chronically ill children and their families in various practice settings, including but not limited to, inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, emergency departments and home care settings. Graduates of this program are prepared to provide expert clinical care to meet the specialized physiological and psychological needs of children and adolescents with complex acute, critical and chronic health conditions and/or urgent, emergent and life-threatening conditions
  • Licensed in the State of FL as MD, DO, PA, NP
  • Current Licensure/certification
  • 2 years of clinical practice experience
  • The pediatric primary care nurse practitioner is an advanced practice registered nurse who provides health care to children from birth through 21 years of age, and in specific situations, to individuals older than 21. Pediatric primary care nurse practitioners provide comprehensive health care to children through assessment, diagnosis, management and evaluation of care. Pediatric primary care nurse practitioners provide a wide range of pediatric health care services in a variety of health care settings
  • Licensed in the State of FL as MD, DO, PA, NP
  • Current Licensure/certification
  • 2 years of clinical practice experience
  • The psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner is an advanced practice nurse whose clinical practice focuses on individuals, families or populations across the lifespan at risk for developing mental problems or having a psychiatric diagnosis
  • Licensed in the State of FL as MD, DO, PA, NP
  • Current Licensure/certification
  • 2 years of clinical practice experience
  • The dual pediatric acute and primary care track is designed to prepare students to deliver advanced levels of care to infants, children and adolescents in diverse pediatric health care settings. The program builds on the foundational knowledge of the primary care nurse practitioner in providing for the well-child, preventive care, health maintenance and treatment of common pediatric acute and chronic diseases. The program then extends to prepare the pediatric nurse practitioner to work in an acute care setting to care for children with acute, complex, critical and complex conditions