Program Goals

  1. Graduates will analyze theoretical concepts and knowledge from nursing and other disciplines relevant to advanced nursing practice in the provision and improvement of health care.
  2. Graduates will assume leadership in designing, managing and implementing quality, cost-effective, and innovative services to clients in a variety of health care settings. 
  3. Graduates will incorporate knowledge of population-based care and cultural influences in ensuring appropriate and sensitive health care.
  4. Graduates will influence health policy formulation and implementation to address socioeconomic and health care issues.
  5. Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in analyzing and utilizing research from nursing and other relevant disciplines to improve practice.
  6. Graduates will engage in a systematic process of moral reasoning and values-based dialogue to resolve/address ethical dilemmas/situations.
  7. Graduates will demonstrate competency in an advanced nursing role.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Role Support Core Courses
NUR 607Pharmacology Across the Lifespan for Advanced Nursing Practice3
NUR 650Advanced Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan3
NUR 615Advanced Neonatal Assessment2
NUR 751Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures for Neonatal Nurse Practitioners1
Specialty and Role Courses
NUR 633General Neonatal Management2
NUR 643Management of High Risk Neonate I4
NUR 644Practicum III: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner2
NUR 702Management of the High Risk Neonate II2
NUR 743Practicum I: Neonatal Assessment and Management2
NUR 753Residency: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner5
Total Credits26