Advance Practice Providers Fellowship

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS AUGUST 31

The UC Davis advanced practice fellowship program is designed to support new graduate nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in the critical first year as they transition into practice. The programs’ primary goals are to help you develop relevant practical skills in critical thinking, evidence based practice and procedural skills in your area of interest.  Throughout your experience, expert advanced practice professionals and physician colleagues will help you develop specialty specific skills and the confidence you need to begin a career in trauma surgery, neurosurgery or interventional radiology. 

The fellowship curriculum will include an immersive practice based learning environment focused on organizational enculturation and professional development. This will include the following learning strategies:

  • Direct patient care in a supervised structured environment.
  • An understanding of the mission, vision and advanced practice quality metrics at UC Davis.
  • Simulation training at our state of the art center for virtual care
  • Didactic courses in topics related to your specialty.
  • Online-learning modules.
  • Quality improvement conferences, grand rounds, journal clubs and complete other appropriate clinical rotations to assure comprehensive exposure to procedures and multidisciplinary collaboration along the entire care continuum.

Requirements:

  • US Master’s or higher degree in an advanced practice from an accredited university (Nurse Practitioner program or Physicians’ Assistant program)
  • National board certification in one of the following:
    • For the Trauma/ Acute Care Surgery Fellowship: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) or Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) or Physician Assistant National Certification.
    • For the Neurosurgery / Neurology Fellowship: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) or Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP), Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-PCNP), Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Physician Assistant national certification.
    • For the Radiology Fellowship: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) or Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP), Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-PCNP), Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Physician Assistant national certification.
      California Board of Nursing RN /APN license or California Physician Assistant license (may apply while pending if eligible)
    • For the Endocrinology In-Patient Glycemic Control Team Fellowship: A US Master’s or higher degree in an advanced practice from an accredited university (Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant Program)
      National Board certification in one of the following:  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP-BC) , Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-ACNP) or Physician Assistant National Certification
    • Dermatology Fellowship: Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-PCNP), Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Physician Assistant national certification. Dermatology Fellowship program have been paused until further notice. We are not accepting Dermatology applications at this time.
  • DEA certificate
  • Satisfactory background check
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Current Advanced Life Support (ACLS) Certification, ENLS certification preferred for neurosurgery fellowship, ALTS certification preferred for Trauma/ACS fellowship

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