Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
This option is a 73 credit hour course of study designed to provide the baccalaureate prepared nurse with an in-depth focus on health management of acutely and critically ill neonates and their families through studies in research, theory, cultural diversity, health policy, ethics, and leadership related to the role of the Advanced Practice Nurse.
Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will be eligible to sit for the national Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certification examination offered by the National Certification Corporation and assume advanced leadership roles.
One of the Best
rated the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) program at Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing as one of the best programs in the nation.
Schools were ranked based on certification pate rates, overall quality of the program offered, and ease of access for students. The College was ranked 14th overall.
|500 - Theoretical Foundations||Fall|
|710 - Biostatistics||Fall|
|726 - Analysis of Evidence-Based Practice||Spring|
|759 - Information Systems & Technology for Transformation of Health Care||Spring|
|750 - Cultural Competency for Advanced Practice||Summer|
|736 - Translation of Evidence into Practice||Fall|
|740 - Impact of Ethics & Law on Healthcare||Fall|
|765 - Health Care Policy and Financial Management||Spring|
|815 - Organizational Management & Leadership in Health Care Systems||Spring|
|834.1 - DNP Project I||Summer|
|834.2 - DNP Project II||Fall|
|519 - Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Life Span||Fall|
|834.3 - DNP Project III||Spring|
|836 - DNP-C Residency||Spring|
|512 - Roles and Issues in Advanced Practice Nursing||Summer|
|545 - Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning for the Neonate||Fall|
|707 - Principles of Epidemiology & Health Promotion in Advanced Nursing Practice||Fall|
|546 - Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology for the Neonate||Spring|
|547 - Advanced Neonatal Pharmacotherapeutics||Spring|
|549 - Neonatal Management I||Fall|
|550 - Neonatal Management II||Fall|
|631.1 - NNP Practicum||Spring|
|631.2 - NNP Practicum||Spring|