The Northwell Health Advanced Clinical Provider Fellowship in Neurointerventional Radiology is a mentored one-year post-graduate program for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants who desire a career in Neurointerventional Radiology. The fellowship is a comprehensive and highly intensive training program that provides ACP’s the technical skills and advanced knowledge needed to become outstanding clinicians in their chosen field of study.
The ACP Fellowship program will primarily be based at Staten Island University Hospital with rotations at other Northwell facilities. Participants will have the opportunity to learn in a structured and mentored environment beside multidisciplinary teams of healthcare professionals. Participants will be able to implement their acquired technical skills and knowledge to the treatment of a vast array of Neurovascular and Neuroendovascular Disorders using state of the art treatments options.
During this program, fellows will gain experience in the management of Neurointerventional patients in a variety of clinical settings including the Interventional Suite, Neurocritical Care Unit, Emergency Room, and Outpatient offices. The program works on providing an enriching, educational experience and encourages participant to take an active role in all aspects of patient care during their rotations. The Fellowship specialty track will focus on education and training in the following disciplines:
- Neurointerventional Radiology
- Neurocritical Care
At completion of the program, fellows will be expected to:
- Deliver high quality, evidence-based neurosurgical care
- Gain experience in a variety of clinical settings including the interventional suite, neurocritical care unit, emergency room, and outpatient offices
- Work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team
- Order and interpret diagnostic studies
- Prescribe both pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies
- Educate patients and families
- Advocate for patients, strive for their safety, and deliver culturally competent care
- Continuously engage in personal and professional development
The curriculum integrates didactic training within clinical rotations that feature a mix of practice-based patient care, case-based learning, one-on-one mentoring and supervision, and approximately 8 hours weekly of didactic sessions. Content is aligned with education and practice guidelines supported by the American Academy of Neurology for education of post-graduate residents and fellows.