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Pediatric-Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Rochester University

24 months
Duration
1640 USD/credit 44280 USD/year
1640 USD/credit 44280 USD/year
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About

The Pediatric-Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program of University of Rochester provides advanced nursing care for low- and high-risk neonates and infants, as well as their families, in a variety of settings.

Overview

Key facts

Graduates of the Pediatric-Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program of University of Rochester are unique among nurse practitioners in that they are educated to provide both primary and acute care to infants.

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner graduates from the UR School of Nursing are educated to work in all levels of neonatal inpatient care, transport, acute and chronic care; delivery rooms, and outpatient settings, with the majority practicing in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) across the country.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Pediatric Health Assessment and Care of Well Children and Adolescents
  • Pathophysiology and Psychopharmacology of Mental Health Disorders Across the Lifespan
  • Pediatric Primary Care
  • Nursing Care of the High-Risk Neonate
  • Ethics and Public Policy in the Health Care System
  • Research Principles for Evidence-Based Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

54 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing (cumulative GPA of 3.0 preferred)
  • RN licensure within the United States or U.S. territory
  • Two years NICU experience in the last five years
  • CPR certification (professional course must be taken with the American Heart Association)
  • Statistics course with a grade of C or above
  • Current RN license
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended, including prerequisites 
  • Two letters of reference
  • Professional goal statement
  • Resume or CV
  • Writing sample (academic paper, clinical document, or publication)
  • For international students, TOEFL with a minimum score of 560 (paper-based), 230 (computer-based) or 88 (iBT)

Work experience

  • Two years NICU experience in the last five years

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1640 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    44280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1640 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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