Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences offers a 12-month postgraduate Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Solid Organ Transplant Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.
This program trains highly qualified graduate nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) to become skilled, compassionate, and efficient transplant providers.
The curriculum contains diverse didactic instruction and direct patient care clinical experience embedded in the foundation of Mayo Clinic — excellence in patient care, education, and research.
You will receive comprehensive experience across all solid organ groups and will complete the fellowship with the training needed to deliver the highest quality care to patients in the transplant setting.
Completion and certification
Upon graduation, fellows receive a Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences certificate documenting completion of a 12-month postgraduate fellowship in solid organ transplantation.
This certificate verifies that each fellow has completed all the components listed in the syllabus. Such experience and training will allow fellows to be more competitive for transplant provider positions.
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This fellowship aims to provide you with the ability to:
- Acquire knowledge of pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and disease prognosis of common benign and malignant organ failure disorders who require evaluation for transplantation
- Establish diagnosis, develop a treatment plan, and evaluate treatment outcomes
- Strengthen physical assessment and critical thinking skills to provide high-quality, evidence-based, and cost-effective care
- Advance competency in common procedures needed for treatment of transplant patients
- Integrate a broad knowledge base of disease process and treatment, along with recognition of spiritual and cultural diversity needs, to enhance education to patients and families
- Cultivate leadership and process improvement skills
- Increase the ability to effectively lead a multidisciplinary team in critical cases
- Develop effective communication and presentation skills