Interprofessional Collaboration for Multiple Chronic Conditions Certificate

Degree Requirements: 12 Credit Hours

Student Outcomes

Student outcomes are consistent with the BSN to DNP program outcomes and other Interprofessional Core Competencies.

Specific Student Outcomes

The student earning a certificate to utilize interprofessional collaboration to care for persons with multiple chronic conditions is prepared to:

  1. Integrate selected conceptual threads to promote the well-being of persons with multiple chronic conditions utilizing interprofessional team collaboration.
  2. Synthesize evidence-based practice within an interprofessional paradigm to improve patient care outcomes.
  3. Utilize interdisciplinary competencies to implement strategies that support a healthy living environment for persons with diverse physical, emotional and cultural needs.
  4. Utilize collaborative leadership to implement strategies that meet the regulatory guidelines applicable to persons with disabilities.

Admission Cycle

The admission application materials for the College of Graduate Studies (COGS) for this nursing education certificate must be received prior to the first course being offered and must attend the Graduate Intensive scheduled each summer. Phone interviews with individuals under consideration may be conducted prior to admission.

Admission Criteria

  1. Must meet discipline specific criteria as noted in the Graduate Catalog.
  2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale)
  3. Current RN license in state of residence (if a nurse). Not required for other disciplines.
  4. Submission/completion of the College of Graduate Studies application (on-line)
  5. Proof of current malpractice liability insurance (if nursing)
  6. Must have the capability to fully utilize and interact within the on-line course delivery format of the institution.

Specific Admission Policy

The Interprofessional Collaboration for Multiple Chronic Conditions certificate student will be admitted in Non-degree status and ineligible to enroll in other graduate courses unless admitted to that program. Only grades of “B” or better earned in the certificate are eligible for application to the certificate.

Progression Policy

A student admitted Non-Degree to the Interprofessional Collaboration for Multiple Chronic Conditions Certificate option must have an overall 3.0 GPA, with the minimum of a “B” letter grade in each course in order to earn the certificate. Students will become academically ineligible to continue course work if a grade of “C”, “D”, “F”, or “WF” is earned in any of the courses. Courses in the certificate program with a “B” or better could apply them to the DNP degree cognate elective requirement if accepted into the DNP program. Students must also meet any applicable College of Graduate Studies and discipline specific progression policies.

Credit Hours
Program of Study
NURS   8331An Interprofessional Collaboration Approach for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 13
NURS   8332An Interprofessional Collaboration Approach for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 23
NURS   8333Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions with Practicum 13
NURS   8334Interprofessional Collaboration for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions with Practicum 23

Advisement

School of Nursing
Graduate Program
Dr. Deborah Allen
P.O. Box 8158
Statesboro, GA 30460-8158
(912)478-0017
FAX (912)478-1679
debbieallen@georgiasouthern.edu
http://chhs.georgiasouthern.edu/nursing