Wayne State University

College of Nursing

Neonatal Nurse Practioner

The goal of this innovative program is to prepare advanced practice nurses who will promote the health and development of neonates as individuals and as population groups encountering changing healthcare systems within urban and global environments. Upon program completion, students are eligible to take a certification examination through the National Certification Corporation (NCC)

Courses

Course Requirements: 47 Credits

Master's Core Courses: 13 Credits

CourseTitleCredits

NUR 6510 Health Economics, Policy, and Professional Issues for APNs ..3

NUR 7015 Research for Evidence-Based Advanced Practice I ..4

NUR 7018 Research for Evidence-Based Advanced Practice II ..3

NUR 7105 Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Practice ..3

Cognates and Pre-Clinical Course: 10 Credits

NUR 7030 Advanced Nursing Assessment ..4

NUR 7200 Neonatal Pharmacology for the APN ..3

NUR 7203 Neonatal Physiology ..3

Clinical Course Sequence: 24 Credits

NUR 7225 APNWNC*: Pathophysiology, Clinical Care and Management I ..8

NUR 7226 APNWNC*: Pathophysiology, Clinical Care and Management II ..8

NUR 7227 APNWNC*: Pathophysiology, Clinical Care and Management III ..8

*APNWNC: Advanced Practice Nursing with Women, Neonates & Children