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What does ACNP stand for?

ACNP stands for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

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ACNPC-AG is an entry-level certification for advanced practice nurses educated at the graduate level as acute care nurse practitioners (ACNPs) to provide advanced nursing care across the continuum of healthcare services and meet the specialized needs of adult-gerontology patients (young adults, older adults and the frail elderly) with complex acute and/or chronic health conditions.
Many acute care nurse practitioners (NPs) and clinical nurse specialists work full time in hospital settings and must be appropriately credentialed and privileged to work to the full extent of their education and preparation.
and her master of science in nursing in adult health at the University of South Florida, Tampa, before earning her post-master's certificate as an acute care nurse practitioner from the University of South Carolina, Columbia.
[LLUSTRATION OMITTED] Pace is a nurse practitioner/nurse scientist and EMR Project Manager with the Regional Medical Center at Memphis/The Health Loop, and Carol Thompson is a professor and acute care nurse practitioner at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center/College of Nursing.
Currently, UCLA's School of Nursing offers a master's degree for advanced practice for nurses in several fields, including acute care nurse practitioners, family care nurse practitioners, occupational health, pediatrics, gerontology, oncology and administration, and has about 300 students.