Emergency Nurse Practicioner, ENP Programs


To become an Emergency Nurse Practitioner, you must fulfill certain requirements. You must already be a licensed Registered Nurse working in specialties such as Acute Care, Adult, Family or Pediatric nursing. You must hold a master’s as Nurse Practitioner in any one of the said areas and have two years work experience as a full-time Nurse Practitioner.

How long does it take to become an ENP?

A minimum of 2,000 hours in the specialty of emergency care with 50% of those hours being clinical, hands-on in emergency care. You must also have 30 continuing education hours in advanced emergency care with two additional professional development categories which can include publication, research, presentations, or academic hours. The Emergency Nurse Practitioner does not need to take a credentialing exam. Instead, they go through a professional portfolio review process.

Schools Offering Nursing Degrees

All listed colleges are accredited and have financial aid assistance if you qualify.

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