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Advanced Practice Provider Critical Care - Riverside

Medical Education

Advanced Practice Provider Critical Care - Riverside

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Advanced Practice Provider Critical Care - Riverside Methodist Hospital

The OhioHealth Acute Care APP Fellowship

The OhioHealth Acute Care APP Fellowship is an innovative program for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.

The goal of the program is to provide NPs and PAs with necessary knowledge, experience, and support to ensure successful transition into clinical practice to become proficient and independent Advanced Practice Providers of high-quality Acute, Critical Care, and Trauma services.

How to Apply

Fellowship Overview

The OhioHealth Acute Care APP Fellowship begins with a Core Curriculum that includes a variety of fundamental clinical rotations and educational opportunities to provide our APPs with a foundation of knowledge and clinical experience to prepare our APP Fellows for clinical practice in any clinical service or specialty.

Acute Care APP Fellowship Curriculum:

  • Clinical Experience: +1400 clinical hours in a variety of acute, critical care, and trauma specialties.
  • Personalized Mentorship by Program Faculty
  • Didactic Education: Bi-monthly lecture series delivered by physician colleagues and content experts
  • Clinical Simulation in our state-of- the art medical education facility.
  • Procedural Training: Arterial lines, intubations, CVC, Chest tubes, and more
  • Ultrasound Curriculum
  • Professional Development and Leadership Opportunities
    1. Case Presentations
    2. Practice Councils
    3. Professional Presence
  • Quality Improvement Process and EBP: QI Projects

Program Requirements

Candidates accepted to the APPCCF are required to complete approximately 40 hours/week actively participating as a member of the care team under the supervision of an assigned, experienced preceptor. In addition to the required clinical hours, fellows are expected to attend all scheduled didactic classes and clinical simulation labs. Fellows are also expected to participate in case presentations, quality improvement projects and participate in a variety of professional development and leadership opportunities.

Program Eligibility

Eligible candidates are required to meet the following criteria:

  1. Graduate from an accredited Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Acute Care NP / AGACNP) or Physician Assistant Program
  2. Obtain board certification by appropriate certifying body prior to starting program
  3. Obtain License to practice with prescriptive authority in the State of Ohio
  4. BLS/ACLS certified


Candidates accepted to the APP Critical Care Fellowship will become provisional employees of OhioHealth with a competitive stipend and benefits.