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How do you become a certified neonatal nurse?
Last Updated: 24th February, 2020
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Also, how do I become a certified neonate?
Take a Certification Exam.
- Critical care neonatal nursing certification via the American Association of Critical Care Nursing.
- RNC Certification for Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing (RNC-NIC) via the National Certification Corporation (NCC).
- Additional certifications that all NICU nurses should pursue include:
Subsequently, question is, is being a NICU nurse hard? Most ICU nurses will say they work in the hardest unit in the hospital and with the sickest patients. While this may be the case and I might be a little biased, I truly believe that the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, or NICU, is the toughest of the tough. As a NICU nurse, each day is a new adventure and a new struggle.
Also to know, how do I become a good NICU nurse?
NICU nurses offer critical thinking and communication skills, along with emotional empathy and stability, to the tiniest of patients and their parents.
- Critical Thinking.
- 2016 Salary Information for Registered Nurses.
How much does it cost to become a NICU nurse?
Living, transportation and personal expenses will vary. Tuition, fees, books and supplies for a traditional four-year bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) typically cost $40,000-$200,000 or more, depending on whether it is a public or private school and its reputation.