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Graduate Diploma (Gr. Dip.) Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (30 credits)

Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing     Degree: Graduate Diploma in Nursing

Program Requirements

The Graduate Diploma in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, in conjunction with either the M.Sc.(A) in Nurse Practitioner; Non-Thesis - Neonatal (for those entering the program with a Bachelor’s in Nursing) or the Graduate Certificate in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (for those entering the program with a Master’s in Nursing), focuses on the multifaceted role of the neonatal nurse practitioner in a variety of acute, intermediate and critical care neonatal settings, including advanced assessment, clinical reasoning, diagnosis and other skills to enact the full-legislated scope of practice. 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 (30 credits)

  • NUR3 665 Common Procedures in Neonatal Practice (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing Education : Introduction to common diagnostic tests and procedures performed in neonatology. Topics include laboratory result interpretation, x-ray reading, EKG interpretation, and neonatal resuscitation course.

    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 Diploma in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or with permission of the instructor.

  • NUR3 667 Clinical Seminar in Neonatal Practice (2 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing Education : Application of theoretical knowledge to clinical practice by exploring illnesses and diseases of the neonate through the presentation of cases and onsite learning activities.

    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 Diploma in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or with permission of the instructor.

    • Prerequisite: NUR3 668

  • NUR3 668 Internship in Neonatal Practice 1 (12 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing Education : Internship in caring for healthy newborns as well as complex neonatal patients in a hospital setting, and follow-up of at risk infants following hospitalization in the Neonatal Intensive care unit in the Neonatal follow-up clinic. Exposure to normal, healthy babies, or healthy babies with problems not requiring intermediate or intensive care, intermediate care patients initially before progressing to cases that are more complex. Application of theoretical knowledge to the care of the neonate in multiple settings, with focus on practice in Level III neonatal unit. Emphasis will be on the transfer of theoretical knowledge and the individualization of patient care. Family dynamics are assessed and considered integral to the management plan.

    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 663, NUR3 665

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

  • NUR3 669 Internship in Neonatal Practice 2 (13 credits)

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

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nursing Education : Consolidation and application of advanced nursing and medical knowledge to neonatal practice.

    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.

Ingram School of Nursing—2024-2025 (last updated Apr. 22, 2024) (disclaimer)
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