ChristianaCare

Advanced Practice Clinicians

Educational Opportunities

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          APC Fellowships

  • The Primary Care APC Fellowship is a nine-month, intensive program for newly graduated nurse practitioners and PAs with less than 18 months’ experience. The fellowship consists of a six-month precepted experience followed by three months in primary care practice. It provides precepting by experienced nurse practitioners, PAs and physicians in specialty rotations, and additional didactic education in caring for primary care patients. Fore more information, contact Stacy Lourie. 
  • The Neonatal PA Fellowship Program is a 12-month, intensive program for newly graduated PAs with less than 18 months’ experience. The fellowship consists of four 13-week block rotations including introduction to NICU and labor and delivery room nursing, well baby rotations, level II and level III, delivery room experience and level II and level III NICU. The fellow will have assigned preceptors in all rotations, dedicated didactic time including case presentations, learning modules and simulation learning. The last block of the fellowship the fellow will be an integrated part of the NICU APC staff caring for a full complement of patients. Fore more information, contact Tina Hendler. 
  • The Medical Aid Unit Fellowship is an opportunity for new APCs to develop the skills needed to function in the Medical Aid Unit setting, the fellowship consists of on-the-job training in work flow management, clinical decision-making and minor procedural skills. Fellows also receive training experiences in areas pertinent to the MAU patient population such as emergency medicine, primary care and radiology. Fellows spend time in ChristianaCare’s Virtual Education and Simulation Training lab honing practical skills. For more information, contact Lori Felker.