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Neonatal nursing is a subspecialty of nursing that works with newborn infants born with a variety of problems ranging from prematurity, birth defects, infection, cardiac malformations, and surgical problems. The neonatal period is defined as the first month of life; however, these newborns are often sick for months.
A neonatal nurse practitioner is an advanced practice registered nurse with at least 2 years experience as a beside registered nurse in a level III NICU, who is prepared to practice across the continuum, providing primary, acute, chronic, and critical care to neonates, infants, and toddlers through age 2.
Below are the List of Neonatal Nursing Schools In South Africa.
University of Pretoria BCur Clinical Nursing Science Neonatal Nursing
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University MCur in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science
University of Cape Town Department of Paediatrics and Child Health
University of KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health Diploma in Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing