Hybrid and Accelerated BSN Nursing Programs in Massachussetts

Online Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) Program

Northeastern University offers many nursing programs, including an Online NNP and blended accelerated nursing program

Available as a part-time or full-time format, our Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program effectively blends online coursework with clinical practice at local hospitals. Prior to entering the programs, you must have at least two years of NICU experience. And, upon graduation, students are fully prepared to take the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner National Certification Exam.

The program builds upon your NICU experience by allowing you to:

  • Learn advanced diagnostic reasoning.
  • Experience independent management of patients and their families.
  • Develop the skills required to properly care for infants and their families
  • Achieve proficiency in delivery room management involving high-risk patients

Contact us to learn more about the program.

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

Our graduate-level Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program provides the knowledge and skills training you need to properly care for high-risk infants in Level II and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs).

Professional Core

Credits

NRSG 7105 Translating Research Evidence into Practice

3

NRSG 7110 Evidence Based Practice Research Applications

2

NRSG 5121 Epidemiology and Community Health

3

NRSG 5118 Health Care Systems and Professional Development

3

Total Credit Hours

11

Clinical Core

Credits

NRSG 5126 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice

3

NRSG 5117 Advanced Pharmacology

2

NRSG 6116 Advanced Health Assessment of the Neonate

3

NRSG 6232 Neonatal Pharmacology

2

Total Credit Hours

10

Theory & Clinical Courses

Credits

NRSG 6230 Nursing Management Critically lll Neonatal l

3

NRSG 6231 Nursing Management Critically lll Neonatal ll

3

NRSG 6430 Neonatal Clinical Practicum l

4

NRSG 6431 Neonatal Clinical Practicum ll

4

NRSG 6432 Neonatal Clinical Practicum lll

2

Total Credit Hours

16

Electives 4sh

Total Credits Required for MS 41

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