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Nursing (Neonatal Nurse Practitioner)

University of Connecticut

24 months
Duration
26304 USD/year
26304 USD/year
11688 USD/year
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About

For experienced neonatal nurses, the natural “next step” in career advancement is often to prepare for a future role as a Nursing (Neonatal Nurse Practitioner) (NNP) or as a Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist (NCNS) at University of Connecticut. Advanced practice roles in Neonatology are among the oldest and most respected of all advanced practice roles in the U.S. Graduate programs in 

Overview

After completing UConn’s Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist Master’s Program:

  • Graduates are prepared to work as Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialists or Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.
  • Nurse Practitioner graduates are eligible to apply for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner examination given by the National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Specialties.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist graduates are eligible to apply for the Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist examination given by AACN Certification Corporation.

Purpose

  • The purpose of the Nursing (Neonatal Nurse Practitioner) program at University of Connecticut is to prepare advanced practice nurses with specialized knowledge, skills and values. Graduates assume leadership roles in the health care system and advance practice and the discipline of nursing by applying existing nursing knowledge and using a spirit of inquiry to examine and test nursing knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing Science and Patterns of Knowing
  • Statistical Methods in Nursing
  • Nursing Research in Advanced Practice
  • Advanced Pathophysiology across the Lifespan
  • Advanced Neonatal Embryology/Physiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment across the Lifespan
  • Advanced Neonatal Nursing Theory
  • Advanced Neonatal Nursing Practicum
  • Advanced Pharmacodynamics and Implications for Nursing Actions: Neonatal Section

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

44 SCH

Delivered

Online
  • Semi-structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You must hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university.The Graduate School does not require a third-party credential evaluation, however we accept evaluations from the following services:

  • NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or
  • AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators)

If your degree is a 3 year bachelor’s degree from India, Canada, Australia, Sri Lanka or certain other countries, we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree. Even if the degree has been evaluated as a 4 year degree by an outside credential evaluator that is a member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators), we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree.TranscriptsPersonal Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13152 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    26304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13152 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5844 USD per semester during 24 months.

Funding

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