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Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (24 credits)

Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: GC-NUR

Program Requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, in conjunction with the Graduate Diploma in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, is intended for those entering the program with a Master’s of Nursing. The program focuses on the multifaceted role of the neonatal nurse practitioner in a variety of acute, intermediate and critical neonatal care settings. Throughout the program, the emphasis is on advanced assessment, clinical reasoning, diagnosis and other skills to enact the full legislated scope of practice. The program is structured to focus on the ability to function as an educator, consultant, collaborator and leader. Students who complete the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program are eligible to write the Ordre des infimières et infirmiers du Québec’s Neonatal Nurse Practitioner specialty (licensing) examination.

Required Courses (24 credits)

  • NUR2 644 Pharmacology for Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Health and illness management issues for nurse practitioners in neonatology.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • NUR2 660 Reasoning in Neonatal Practice 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Common neonatal health problems that don’t require tertiary care, laws governing Nurse Practitioners in the province of Quebec, especially pertaining to the neonatal subspecialty. Topics include review of normal pregnancy, transitional issues of the newborn, care of the late preterm infant and anticipatory guidance in the discharge of a newborn.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open to students enrolled in the M.Sc.(Applied) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Neonatal or Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or permission of the instructor

  • NUR2 661 Reasoning in Neonatal Practice 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Advanced nursing management of illnesses of the newborn. Pathophysiology, decision making, and interventions for advanced nursing practice. Some topics include pregnancy, labour and delivery, as well as fluid management, respiratory problems and surgical emergencies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the M.Sc(Applied) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Neonatal or Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.

    • Prerequisites: NUR2 660 or permission of the instructor.

  • NUR2 662 Neonatal Health Assessment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Advanced skills in health assessment, physical examination of healthy newborns and documentation. Different approaches are used to improve proficiency in history taking and physical examinations in a laboratory setting.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: NUR2 660 and NUR2 661; or permission of the instructor.

    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the M.Sc.(Applied) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Neonatal or Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.

  • NUR2 663 Reasoning in Neonatal Practice 3 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : Advanced nursing management of illnesses of the newborn. Pathophysiology, decision making, and interventions for advanced nursing practice. Some topics include pregnancy, labour and delivery, as well as fluid management, respiratory problems and surgical emergencies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: NUR2 661 or permission of the instructor.

    • Restrictions: Open only to students in the M.Sc.(Applied) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Neonatal or Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.

  • NUR2 664 Evidence in Neonatal Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing : In depth examination and critique of nursing management of illnesses of the newborn.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Open only to students in the M.Sc.(Applied) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Neonatal or Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner; or permission of the instructor.

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