This Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) online program will train you to provide focused health care to preterm babies, infants, and children up to 2 years old. You'll learn how to care for neonatal patients in transport, acute care, chronic care, delivery rooms, and practice in outpatient settings.
ODU is proud to have a simulation lab set up as a birthing room that includes a birthing mother, preterm infant and a term infant. We also collaborate with Eastern Virginia Medical School's Standardized Patient Program. It's one of the largest in the U.S. with specialized actors who provide safe practicum experiences to learn and refine clinical nursing skills. Students will also complete a clinical practicum in a newborn nursery, or in a level II, III, or IV NICU.
Students must travel to ODU's School of Nursing in Virginia Beach for scheduled training and/or testing at certain points in the online NNP program.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Old Dominion University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).