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
6605 (N305C) Advanced Neonatal Health Assessment 3
6602 (N306C) Developmental and Neonatal Physiology 3
6610 (N316) Neonatal Nursing Birth Through 2 Years of Age 3
6614 (N317A) Neonatal Pathophysiology and Management I 3
6010 (N308) Pathophysiologic Concepts 3
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SPRING - SEMESTER II
6621 (N307D) Advanced Neonatal Pharmacotherapeutics 3
6620 (N315) Essential Components of Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing and Introduction to Advanced Practice Neonatal Nursing Skills 3
6624 (N317B) Neonatal Pathophysiology and Management II 3
6615 (N318) Neonatal Practicum 3
6050 (N399A) Scientific Underpinnings for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
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SUMMER - SEMESTER III
6695 (N319) Neonatal Preceptorship 6
6070 (N395) APN Role Within U.S. Health Care System 3
6060 (399B) Conceptualization & Integration of Evidence for Advanced Nursing Practice 3
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  TOTAL HOURS 42