Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program | UCSF Accepting Fall 2015 Applicants

Advanced Practice Neonatal Specialty: Neonatal NP

Join the University of California San Francisco School of Nursing and shape the future of Advanced Practice Neonatal Nursing!

Now accepting applications for Fall 2015 – Apply by July 10, 2015

*Designed to develop diverse and culturally competent expert providers who can meet the complex care needs of neonates and infants with acute and chronic health issues in the hospital and during the transition from hospital to home and community.

*Hybrid curriculum supports knowledge and skill acquisition in advanced health assessment, growth/development, physiology, pathophysiology, nutrition, pharmacology, diagnostic/therapeutic strategies and role development. Specialty courses are integrated with core MS courses. Students complete mentored clinical practice experiences in a variety of acute and convalescent care settings.

*Academically rigorous program requires a minimum of two years of recent acute care experience with critically ill neonates or infants; not open to MEPN applicants.

*Students develop NP competencies through intensive exposure to the care of acutely ill and recuperating neonates/infants; 600 direct clinical practice hours are required for program completion. Graduates are eligible for CA Board of Registered Nursing licensure as NPs, and Neonatal NP certification through the National Certification Corporation (NCC).

*Accepting Master’s and Post-Master’s applicants

*For more information or to apply, please contact:
Annette Carley, Clinical Professor (annette.carley@ucsf.edu) 415-476-3388

Mary Lynch, Clinical Professor (mary.lynch@ucsf.edu) 415-476-9491

To inquire about advanced practice jobs visit Melnic Consulting Group or contact: Jill Gilliland 800-886-7906 jill@melnic.com

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