Source: NorthFulton.com

Emory Nursing School launches neonatal nurse program

by Staff Reports

January 27, 2014

ATLANTA – Emory’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing will begin the only neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP) program in the state of Georgia beginning fall 2014 semester.

The new specialty master’s program will educate experienced neonatal nurses as primary, acute and critical care advanced neonatal practice nurses.

The program is designed to be completed in four consecutive semesters of full-time study.

Students will be prepared for independent NNP practice with more than 600 clinical training hours at all Emory-affiliated neonatal intensive care units and outpatient clinics.

Priority application deadline is April 1.

For more information, visit www.nursing.emory.edu/admission/programs/msn/neonatal-np.html.