What is a competitive GPA for NP school?
Most nurse practitioner school’s minimum GPA requirement is a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, which is the equivalent of B grades. However, a 3.6 GPA and above will help you to be much more competitive against other applicants and more likely to get into the NP school of your choice.
Does UT Chattanooga have a nursing program?
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program prepares students for beginning practice as a registered nurse in a variety of settings. Students are prepared for graduate studies in nursing. The emphasis of the program is on the use of knowledge and skills to plan and implement nursing care.
How do I become a nurse practitioner in Tennessee?
To work toward your APN certificate in Tennessee, you must graduate with a master’s degree or higher in a nursing specialty. To work toward your APRN license in Tennessee, you must complete an advanced practice nursing education program (post baccalaureate) that is accredited by a national accrediting body.
What do NP schools look for?
The school will look for a resume and several references. The prospective student will typically write a personal statement, identifying goals. The hiring committee may look for connections between the person’s life experiences and the personal qualities and competencies required for nurse practitioner practice.
How much money does a nurse practitioner make in Tennessee?
The average salary of a nurse practitioner in Tennessee is $47.77 an hour, which comes to $8,280 a month or $99,370 a year.
Can nurse practitioners practice independently in Tennessee?
Currently, Tennessee is one of the few remaining states with restrictive practice laws for NPs. These laws require full physician supervision on-site at all times or have regular oversight visits from a physician.
Which schools have nurse practitioner concentration programs in Tennessee?
The Nurse Practitioner Concentration at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Nursing offers two specialty track options: Students who complete the FNP program at UTC traditionally score above the national average on their certification examination after graduation.
Is the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s nursing program accredited?
The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and post-graduate APRN certificate at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( http://www.ccneaccreditation.org ).
When are the interview dates for the nurse practitioner concentration program?
Tentative plans are to interview late March 2022. Applications will be available in late August 2021. The Nurse Practitioner Concentration at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Nursing offers two specialty track options:
Who is the Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator?
Dr. Amber Roache, our Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator, is working with Laure Allen, Executive Director, Professor of Practice, Lyndhurst Chair of Excellence in Arts Education, to develop these experiences and are presenting nationally on their work. This type of simulation has been around for a long time.