The participation of advanced practice registered nurses in neonatal care continues to be accepted and supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Recognized categories of advanced practice neonatal nursing are the neonatal clinical nurse specialist and the neonatal nurse practitioner. Pediatrics 2009;123:1606–1607
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Abbreviations: AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics; APRN: advanced practice registered nurse; NNP: neonatal nurse practitioner; NCNS: neonatal clinical nurse specialist