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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Concentration

The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program is not currently accepting applications

The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) clinical option specializes in the theory and practice of neonatal intensive care patient management. The NNP curriculum prepares registered nurses for the very important role of any given neonatal healthcare team - working in neonatal intensive care units to care for acutely ill neonates, premature infants, and children up to two years of age. Students may also choose to work in mother-baby or newborn nurseries taking care of healthy newborns.

Loma Linda University School of Nursing - Neonatal Nurse Practioner Cocentration

The curriculum includes level 1 NICU clinicals to prepare students to become certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the state of California and as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) by the National Certification Corporation.

Neonatal nurses (RNs) and neonatal nurse practitioners (NNPs) may also conduct research, act as consultants or provide education to staff and family members. This nursing career requires a high level of diligence and teamwork. You will work closely with parents, neonatologists and other nurse specialists to achieve optimal results for your tiny patients.

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Admission Requirements

What you need to apply for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner concentration


Information regarding sumbitting transcripts for the admission process


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The curriculum plan for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program

Sample Schedule

The sample schedule for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program


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