CCAPP Admission Requirements

In order to be considered for admittance to the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship (CCAPP) program, an applicant must:

  • Be eligible to obtain an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or PA license in the state of New Hampshire once admitted to the program
  • Be a graduate of an accredited Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) program or an accredited master's degree Physician Assistant (PA) program
  • Be eligible to pass (or have passed) the ANCC or NCCPA certification
  • Have ANCC or NCCPA certification by matriculation date
  • Be eligible for RN licensure in the state of New Hampshire
  • Be eligible for Federal DEA Registration
  • Participate in a personal interview on the campus of DHMC
  • Complete the formal online application process, if asked to participate in a personal interview
  • Participate in a criminal background check and urine drug screen as part of the pre-employment requirements for final selected candidates
  • Successfully complete the standard pre-employment checks and clinical credentialing process prior to matriculation, if selected as a final candidate