Academic Program Proposal

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Proposal
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Proposal
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Academic
Program
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MHEC Final
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Decision
Date
University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB)
Proposal
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (P.B.C.)Substance Use and Addictions Nursing8/22/2020Approved11/19/2020
Substance Use and Addictions Nursing Program Description
The proposed P.B.C. is designed to prepare registered nurses educated at the baccalaureate or higher level for leadership roles in Addictions Nursing. The program will be comprised of four, <br>3-credit graduate courses, one of which will incorporate a 90-hour precepted clinical component where students will be immersed in the care of people with addictions in diverse settings. Four new courses have been planned for online delivery, one of which involves a 90-hour precepted clinical component. In the precepted clinical experience, students will be immersed in the care of people with addictions in diverse settings, e.g., substance treatment centers, high-risk pregnancy and HIV/AIDS clinics, and primary care office-based opioid treatment providers.