Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, MSN

Degree: Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Field of Study: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner


Program Overview

Neonatal nurse practitioners (NNPs) are advanced practice nurses who focus on the management and care of fragile, critically ill, and premature infants and their parents. Their role encompasses activities that promote optimal health, detect illness, and facilitate restoration and maintenance of the health of neonates. NNPs practice in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), which are found in children's and large general hospitals.