Marquette’s innovative partnership with St.Vincent Health in Indianapolis allows BSN-educated nurses to advance their education without putting their career on hold through by completing online Acute Care NP courses.
Through Marquette University’s online nurse practitioner program coursework format, students can continue to work while earning a Master of Science in Nursing with a specialty in adult-older adult acute care. Our unique online learning platform offers students a flexible, high-quality master’s-level nursing education that keeps them engaged and allows them to learn at their own pace.
Combined with a one-on-one preceptorship arranged for you through St.Vincent Health, the master’s of science in nursing degree program provides an engaging, personalized education that prepares nurses to work in acute care settings.
The online component of the program offers many benefits to students.
Through the use of Canvas, a robust online learning platform used in the ACNP program, students are offered a degree of flexibility typically unavailable in traditional classrooms.
This part-time program allows you to complete lessons where and when it’s convenient for you, as long as due dates are met. Regardless of your work schedule and study habits, you can earn your Master of Science in Nursing without disrupting your career.
The online classroom of the Adult-Older Adult Acute Care NP program means you can receive a highly individualized education.
With myriad lesson formats, Canvas offers students of all learning styles the chance to succeed. Regardless of whether you are an auditory, visual, or kinesthetic learner, you will benefit from a combination of reading assignments, class discussions, lectures, and interactive simulations.
Completing classes online doesn’t prevent you from interacting with your professors and fellow nursing students. The online chat features and discussion boards of Canvas allow you to contact your peers with ease. Your professor will post regular office hours for you to reach out for guidance, answers to questions, and additional resources.
Unlike other master’s programs, the ACNP program arranges clinical preceptorships for you within the St.Vincent Health network; you don’t have to set it up on your own. This one-on-one relationship offers you additional support throughout your studies and the chance to experience what it’s like to work in an acute care environment.
If you’re a registered nurse ready to earn your Master of Science in Nursing and begin working as a nurse practitioner in acute care settings, speak to one of our admissions advisers today.
Just because you are earning your nursing degree through online course work doesn’t mean educational standards are compromised. The Adult-Older Adult ACNP curriculum ensures an advanced-practice-focused nursing education designed to ensure your success as an acute care nurse practitioner.
Although the online ACNP program courses are delivered in a virtual format, students are still exposed to real-world experiences through a one-on-one preceptorship established for you at St.Vincent Health in Indianapolis. This critical component allows you to get hands-on experience in acute care settings and advance your nursing skills.