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Advanced Practice in Neonatal Nursing

doi: 10.1097/ANC.0b013e3181b27cc3
AAP Position Statement: POLICY STATEMENT

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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Organizational Principles to Guide and Define the Child Health Care System and/or Improve the Health of All Children

Committee on Fetus and Newborn

www.pediatrics.org/cgi/doi/10.1542/peds.2009-0867

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Abbreviations: AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics; APRN: advanced practice registered nurse; NNP: neonatal nurse practitioner; NCNS: neonatal clinical nurse specialist

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