Q&A -NICU Nurse --> Neonate NP

Q&A -NICU Nurse NOW Neonate NP

Daniel Brewer, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC received his ADN from Gardner-Webb University in 2010, BSN from Chamberlain College of Nursing in 2013, and MSN from East Carolina University in 2015. His entire 10 year nursing career has been in the Neonatal ICU. He has had unique role opportunities such as a NICU travel nurse, neonatal resuscitation team member, air and ground transport nurse, and neonatal PICC line inserter. He has been a neonatal nurse practitioner since 2016. He has worked mostly in the North Carolina and Washington, DC areas. He is currently pursuing his DNP through Troy University with his research being on communication during high-risk deliveries. He resides and practices in Charlotte, NC with his partner and two year old Corgi named Panda.

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Here is a good "preview" of what is a neonatal nurse practitioner. It's a video the national association of neonatal nurses put together.


Certification Recommendations:

NICU Nurse Certification Study Material - NICU Solutions: Linda J. Juretschke, PhD, RNC-NPT, APN/NNP-BC, CCNS