The Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider (CCAPP) postgraduate residency is a 12-month post-graduate training program focused on preparing you for a successful career in critical care medicine. Your training will include parallel clinical and didactic curriculums which will provide you with a solid foundation in the management of critically ill medical and surgical patients.
Mission and vision
The mission of the D-H CCAPP Residency is to prepare clinically outstanding, certified Physician Assistants and Acute Care Nurse Practitioners to practice critical care medicine as members of a multi-professional team with a high degree of professionalism, competency and curiosity.
The vision of the D-H CCAPP Residency is to offer certified Physician Assistants and Acute Care Nurse Practitioners:
- A diverse critical care education
- A strong proctored clinical experience
- Procedural education
- Didactic curriculum aimed at fostering critical thinking, leadership and lifelong learning in the practice of multidisciplinary critical care medicine.
Values and guiding principles
The values and guiding principles of the D-H CCAPP Residency include:
- Evidence-based training in critical care medicine.
- Competency-based, learner-oriented curriculum centered around the clinical and systems based knowledge, skills, and professional conduct required to provide high quality care to the critically ill patient.
- Creation of a collegial, team centered Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) or Physician Assistant (PA)
- Development of a consistent, reliable ACNP/PA who possesses the basic knowledge and skills in critical care medicine needed to provide quality care
- To create and sustain an ACNP/PA training program incorporating multiple ICU settings
- Compassionate, ethical treatment for the critically ill
- Development and involvement of a supportive and knowledgeable D-H CCAPP Residency faculty
To learn more, please join us for an Informational Webinar on January 27, 2022, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST. To register, email: critcareAPP.residency@Hitchcock.org.