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Carolinas Healthcare System Charlotte, NC 12 months 28 per cohort, variable

Post-Graduate Acute Care Fellowship Program
The post-graduate acute care fellowship program allows both NPs and PAs to develop the knowledge base to perform procedures and life-saving interventions in various high acuity patient populations and situations. The fellowship concentrates on typical difficulties with transition to practice, and prepares the ACP to perform in a specialized acute care setting while developing foundational specialty-specific skills and knowledge.
Eight inpatient specialties available:
Medical critical care (ACNPs or PAs only)
Acute care surgery (ACNPs or PAs only)
Carolinas Hospitalist Group
Palliative Care
Emergency Medicine (PAs, ENP, or dual certification as FNP/ACNP)
Cardiothoracic Surgery (ACNPs or PAs only)
Other specialty tracks are being developed.
Acute care fellows experience:
Nine-month mentored clinical rotation within their specialty choice
Three-month standardizedd critical care curriculum
Two to three months of ICU or elective clinical rotation
Weekly specialty didactics
Post-Graduate Ambulatory Care Fellowship Program
The post-graduate primary care fellowship program allows both NPs and PAs to develop confidence in the practice setting through a team-based approach integrated with an advanced behavioral health component essential for primary care providers. The primary care fellowship program delivers the opportunity for ACPs to become board certified in primary care while exposing them to a variety of specialized behavioral health environments that they may not have experienced in their formal education.
Four primary care specialties available:
Family medicine (FNPs and PAs only)
Rural family medicine (FNPs and PAs only)
Internal medicine
The first three weeks of all primary care specialties are spent in core curriculum focusing on orientation, clinical placement, office skills, patient interactions and professionalism.
Post-Graduate Urgent Care Fellowship Program
The post-graduate urgent care fellowship program allows both NPs and PAs to develop the knowledge base to perform patient care for acute and chronic illness, as well as injuries, in an outpatient setting, while establishing skill sets for efficiency of practice and management of patient flow with utilization of appropriate resources. The fellowship concentrates on the delivery of care in a variety of fast paced office environments.
Urgent care (FNPs and PAs only)
Pediatric urgent care (PNPs and PAs only)
Post-Graduate Hybrid Fellowship Program
The post-graduate hybrid fellowship is a unique program which is comprised of both inpatient and outpatient components. Nurse practitioner and physician assistant fellows divide their clinical time between these two clinical settings. Experience with high acuity patients combined with services rendered in an office setting promote a versatile healthcare provider equipped with a wide range of skill sets.
Four hybrid specialties available:
Psychiatry/Behavioral Health (PMHNPs or PAs only)
Pediatric Neurology
The CAP Difference
An innovative 12-month curriculum composed of live didactics, online classrooms, simulation, proctored invasive procedures and mentored clinical experiences
Unique PA and NP collaboration
Highly competitive stipend and benefits
Professional development and mentoring
Access to System-wide education and conferences
Multidisciplinary approach to patient care
Expertise in managing the office setting
Participation in evidence-based research
Complementary CME opportunities
Development of a robust referral network
Completion of an accredited PA or NP master’s program prior to the start of the fellowship program
National board certification as an NP or PA
Eligible for licensure as a PA or NP in North Carolina
Eligible for DEA license
Designated drug screening
Acceptable criminal background check
**Note: You may apply prior to graduation**
To Apply
The following documents are required:
Completed application
Curriculum Vitae, official transcripts, and copies of certifications and licensure as you receive them
Copy of BLS card (Must be American Heart Association Issued)
Copy of ACLS card for Acute Care tracks only (Must be American Heart Association Issued)
Copy of PALS card for Pediatric tracks only (Must be American Heart Association Issued)
Three reference forms (at least one from your program faculty AND one from a physician)
One-page statement of interest in postgraduate fellowship training and the particular fellowship specialty you are selecting
Recent passport-size photograph (professional in nature)
Note: Candidates selected for an interview will be notified within three weeks following the application deadline.

Cohort 8 (start date April 1, 2017) Application deadline: October 1, 2016
Cohort 9 (start date October 1, 2017) Application deadline: April 1, 2017
Cohort 10 (start date April 1, 2018) Application deadline: October 1, 2017