Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Full-Time Fall Admit Plan of Study

Graduates are prepared to assume roles as Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. Graduates are prepared for eligibility to apply for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner examination given by the National Certification Corporation.

PLAN OF FULL-TIME STUDY (44 Credits):

Semester I Fall

  • NURS 5060: Advanced Pathophysiology across the Lifespan – 3 Credits
  • NURS 5350: Advanced Embryology and Neonatal Physiology – 3 Credits
  • NURS 5012: Nursing Science and Patterns of Knowing – 3 Credits

Semester II Spring

  • NURS 5370: Advanced Principles of Pharmacology and Management: Neonatal Population-focus – 3 Credits
  • NURS 5362: Advanced Health Assessment for the Nurse Practitioner Role: Neonatal Population-focus – 3 Credits
  • NURS 5365: Advanced Neonatal Nursing Theory I – 3 Credits

Semester III Summer

  • NURS 5369: Advanced Neonatal Nursing Practicum I – 2 Credits
  • NURS 5020: Statistical Methods in Nursing – 3 Credits
  • NURS 5030: Nursing Research in Advanced Practice – 3 Credits

Semester IV Fall

  • NURS 5375: Advanced Neonatal Nursing Theory II – 3 Credits
  • NURS 5379: Advanced Neonatal Nursing Practicum II – 3 Credits
  • NURS 5870: Health Policy and Populations-based Advocacy for The Scholarship of Application – 3 Credits

Semester V Spring

  • NURS 5811: Application of Genetics to Health Care – 3 Credits
  • NURS 5385: Advanced Neonatal Nursing Theory III – 3 Credits
  • NURS 5389: Advanced Neonatal Nursing Practicum III – 3 Credits

For More Information Contact:
Sandra Bellini, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, CNE
Professor & Director, NNP Track
Email:  sandra.bellini@uconn.edu