Nurse Practitioner - Neonatal
Description: The Nurse Practitioner – Neonatal is an expert in managing the health care needs of newborns/infants and their families. The Nurse Practitioner – Neonatal diagnoses and treats in collaboration with neonatologist and other pediatric physicians, making independent and interdependent decisions in assessment, diagnosis, management and evaluation of the healthcare needs of neonates and infants. In addition, the Nurse Practitioner – Neonatal selects and performs clinically indicated advanced diagnostic and therapeutic invasive procedures.
Education: Master’s Degree as a Nurse Practitioner or Doctor of Nurse Practitioner (DNP)
Training: Successful completion of a formal nurse practitioner program that prepares neonatal nurse practitioners and awards graduate degrees. The program shall be accredited by a Commission on Collegiate Nursing (CCNE) or National League of Nursing Accrediting Council (NLNAC).
Licensure: Registered Nurse license in the State of Wisconsin;
Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber license issued by the State of Wisconsin; and
Drug Performance Administration (DEA) registration issued by DEA.
Certification: Nurse Practitioner (AANP) certification issued by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner (AANP); or
Nurse Practitioner (ANCC) certification issued by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC).