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NRP 7th Edition: Are You Prepared?

Zaichkin, Jeanette MN, RN, NNP-BC; McCarney, Linda MSN, APRN, NNP-BC; Weiner, Gary MD, FAAP

Section Editor(s): Ikuta, Linda MacKenna MN, RN, CCNS, PHN; ; Zukowsky, Ksenia PhD, APRN, NNP-BC;

doi: 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000304
Clinical Issues in Neonatal Care

Positive Pressure: Consultation and Program Development, Tacoma Wa (Ms Zaichkin); Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora (Ms McCarney); and Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Dr Weiner).

Correspondence: Jeanette Zaichkin, RN, MN, NNP-BC, American Academy of Pediatrics, 141 Northwest Point Blvd, PO Box 927 Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-0927 (

Jeanette Zaichkin, MN, RN, NNP-BC, is NRP Steering Committee Consultant; Associate Editor of Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 7th edition; Editor of Instructor Manual for Neonatal Resuscitation; Associate Editor of the NRP Instructor Update; and Instructor Development Task Force Co-chair.

Linda McCarney, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC, is NNP Education Coordinator, Children's Hospital Colorado; and NRP Steering Committee Liaison to NANN.

Gary Weiner, MD, FAAP, is Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; NRP Steering Committee Consultant; Editor of Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 7th edition; Instructor Development Task Force Co-chair.

This article is intended to update neonatal healthcare professionals on the upcoming NRP changes for the 7th edition. To that end, this article has been written by authors closely involved in the NRP updating process, the article has not been peer reviewed, and the copyright for the article is held by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). It is being printed with permission from the AAP simultaneously in this issue of Advances in Neonatal Care and the July/August 2016 issue of Neonatal Network to ensure that as many care providers as possible receive this information.

The authors thank Rachel Poulin, MPH, Manager of NRP at the AAP, for her oversight and assistance in producing this article.

Potential perceived conflict of interest:

© 2016 by The National Association of Neonatal Nurses