Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP)

Multiple Entry Options

Program Length (full-time study)

ASN or diploma RNs 2 semesters RN PreSpecialty + 3 semesters NNP courses
BSN RNs 3 semesters NNP courses
Post-master’s Program length & courses determined by individual portfolio analysis

 

Full-time Specialty Curriculum Plan

FALL - SEMESTER I
N305C Advanced Neonatal Health Assessment 3
N306C Developmental and Neonatal Physiology 3
N316 Neonatal Nursing Birth Through 2 Years of Age 3
N317A Neonatal Pathophysiology and Management I 3
N308 Pathophysiologic Concepts 3
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SPRING - SEMESTER II
N307D Advanced Neonatal Pharmacotherapeutics 3
N315 Essential Components of Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing and Introduction to Advanced Practice Neonatal Nursing Skills 3
N317B Neonatal Pathophysiology and Management II 3
N318 Neonatal Practicum 3
N399A Scientific Underpinnings for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
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SUMMER - SEMESTER III
N319 Neonatal Preceptorship 6
N395 APN Role Within U.S. Health Care System 3
399B Conceptualization & Integration of Evidence for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
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  TOTAL HOURS 42