Registered Nurses in Primary Care Certificate
The Registered Nurses in Primary Care (RNPCC) certificate is designed to enhance the role of the registered nurse in episodic and preventative care, triage, documentation of health status, chronic disease management — including mental health and substance use disorders — hospital transition management, health coaching, quality improvement and leadership. The certificate will prepare you to practice to the full scope of your license in community-based primary care interprofessional teams. Applicants for the RNPCC certificate must have an active RN license.
Ready for your next step? Students who complete this certificate may be interested in the RN to BSN program.
Campus Requirements: 100% Online.
Class Format: Classes are offered in a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous, meaning sometimes you will need to attend a class at a particular time and sometimes you will not.
Credit Hours Required: 11
Cost Per Credit Hour: $514.58 (includes instructional and general fees). See the full cost breakdown here.
Admission Requirements: Completion of a Registered Nurse education program, a cumulative undergraduate degree GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, reside in an authorized state, an active and unrestricted RN license
Time to Completion: One year (approximately 2 – 3 semesters)
RN to BSN program
Certain courses of your certificate coursework can apply to the RN to BSN program.