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Neonatal Resuscitation Program

Provider/Renewal Course

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program requires that the HealthStream NRP online exam be completed within 30 days prior to the NRP Course. Prior to the online exam, the textbook Neonatal Resuscitation, 6th Edition must be studied. (in addition, use of the DVD thain the back of the textbook is highly recommended for a more interactive learning experience.)  You may find it helpful to visit and read the resources under the Online Examination tab.

If unavailable from your employer, the textbook can be ordered directly from the American Academy of Pediatrics bookstore or by calling 1-888-227-1770.

We provide the required hands-on interactive course. You successfully pass the course after you:

  1. Provide your certificate verifying that you passed the lessons you are required to complete. Basic (Lessons 1-4 and 9) or Lessons 1-9.
  2. Demonstrate the skills required within the context of a clinical scenario in correct sequence according to the NRP flow diagram, with correct timing and proper technique.
  3. Participate in simulation training and debriefing exercises.

Coordinator: Susan Elliot, RNC-NIC, MSN  
Phone: (615) 343-8689  

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016                 
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016            
Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2016         
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2016                  
Tuesday, May 3, 2016                    
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 

Registration Form

Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor Course

Coordinator: Cheryl Major, RNC-NIC, BSN
Contact: (615) 322-6798 or

The AAP encourages hospitals to develop a program in order to implement the Neonatal Resuscitation Program in every hospital with obstetrical and/or neonatal services. Hospital-based instructors can be physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists or physician assistants. An instructor manual is available from the American Academy of Pediatrics Bookstore.

If you are interested in developing this program in your hospital or increasing your instructor pool, this course can train instructors. Contact Cheryl Major.

Last Edited: November 10, 2015