Nurse Practitioner Residency Program at the UM Medical Center

Nurse Practitioner Residency Program at the UM Medical Center

The University of Maryland Medical Center and the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center are now offering a post-graduate, Critical Care Residency for Nurse Practitioners either newly graduated or new to the Critical Care areas.

Nurse Practitioner Residency Program at the UM Medical Center

The UMMC Critical Care/STC Residency Program will be seeking interested candidates for the residency again in April, 2013. The Residency will begin in late July, 2013. Applicants must be board certified, as an Acute Care NP, prior to the commencement of the residency. In addition, each accepted NP resident is expected, upon successful completion of the residency program, to commit to one year of service at UMMC or STC, depending upon position availability.

Required documents must be submitted no later than April 25, 2013.

Please contact dschofield@umm.edu for further questions or concerns.

The University of Maryland Medical Center and the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center are now offering a post-graduate, Critical Care Residency for Nurse Practitioners either newly graduated or new to the Critical Care areas. Applicants may choose a Critical Care Medicine or Trauma Track.

Program at a Glance

Critical Care Fellowship: Focusing on the care of the critically ill, this fellowship allows NP’s to rotate through critical care settings such as neuro-critical care, and cardiac surgical critical care. UMMC is one of two hospitals in the country (the other being Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle), to be named the Leapfrog top hospital of the decade. Excellence in Critical care staffing is a crucial component of the Leapfrog certification. Magnet Designation (ANCC) was achieved in 2009.

Trauma Fellowship: Focusing on the care of the trauma and emergency surgery patient from admission to outpatient care, this fellowship allows NP’s to rotate through admitting, critical care and specialty service teams such as neurosurgery and orthopedics.

The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center is regarded as one of the international standard-setters for the care of traumatic injuries. It’s a multidisciplinary clinical, educational and research institution dedicated to both the prevention and management of severe injury and its consequences.

Program Eligibility

  • Graduation from an accredited Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program (CCNE or NLN).
  • Must be nationally board certified.
  • Must obtain a Maryland RN and CRNP license.
  • Must be able, in an unpredictable fast paced environment, to work weekends, nights, and 40-60 hour workweek, attend all lectures, simulation and clinical rotations.
  • Available for interview for a residency position in person.

ยป Required Application Documents

For more information, please contact Deborah Schofield at dschofield@umm.edu
This page was last updated on: November 29, 2012.

For more information about becoming a UMMC nurse practitioner and/or to apply visit the Nursing Careers at UMMC section of our Web site.

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