Applications for 2022 are now being accepted.
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.
The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation-Clinical Postgraduate Program status to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Critical Care Advanced Practice Provider Residency sponsored by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.
|Event||Date and time|
|Informational Webinar||January 27, 2022, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm (email email@example.com to register)
|Application Deadline||February 20, 2022 at 11:59 pm EST|
|Interview Notification||All candidates being considered will be notified in mid-March, 2022|
|Interview Date||Tuesday, April 5, 2022|
|Selection Notification||Final Selection will occur in early April, 2022|
|Start of Residency||Fall 2022 (exact date will be coordinated with selected candidates)|
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
Upon successful completion of the D-H CCAPP Residency program, participants will receive a certificate of completion issued by the program, signed by the Medical Director, Program Director, and participating faculty.
D-H CCAPP Residents will be paid a competitive stipend of $71,400 over the 12 months of the program, and are eligible for full, comprehensive benefits provided by Dartmouth-Hitchcock. The residency program provides educational materials including protective loupes, lab coats, textbooks, handouts, and Internet access while in a Dartmouth-Hitchcock facility.
Over 150 hours of Category 1 CME are available for free throughout the year by participating in or attending lectures, conferences, grand rounds, and journal club.