Nursing—Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, CAGS

We also offer a certificate of advanced study for experienced nurses who have a master’s degree in nursing and want to specialize in neonatal critical care. One year of full-time study offers you an opportunity to increase your skills and experience and enable you to sit for the neonatal nurse practitioner certification exam offered by the National Certification Corporation for the obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing specialties.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Prerequisites

NRSG 5117Advanced Pharmacology2
NRSG 5126Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice3

Requirements

A grade of B or higher is required in all course work.

Clinical Core
NRSG 6116Advanced Health Assessment of the Neonate and Infant3
NRSG 6230Nursing Management: Critically Ill Neonatal 13
NRSG 6231Nursing Management: Critically Ill Neonatal 23
NRSG 6232Neonatal Pharmacology2
Neonatal Practicum
NRSG 6430Neonatal Clinical Practicum 14
NRSG 6431Neonatal Clinical Practicum 24
NRSG 6432Neonatal Clinical Practicum 32
Elective(s)
Please choose courses in consultation with faculty advisor.
NRSG3

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

24 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required