Advanced Neonatal Nursing

Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing

The Diploma Program is specifically designed to prepare neonatal nurse practitioners. The advanced neonatal nursing component has been offered at McMaster University since 1986. The program has gained national and international recognition as a result of the extensive research that has been an integral part of its planning, development, and evaluation.

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Degree Details

Graduate Diploma (G.Dip.)

The Graduate Diploma is available to qualified students as an extension of the M.Sc. degree in the Nursing Program.  The Diploma is also available to qualified individuals who have successfully completed a master's degree with a clinical nursing component. Graduates are eligible to take the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner examination approved by the College of Nurses of Ontario Council for registration in the NP-Paediatrics specialty.

Required Credential:
Completed or currently enrolled in a Master's degree in a clinical nursing specialty with at least a B+ standing
Program Type:
Course based
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