what major if you want to be a neonatal nurse?
I am kind of confused. I've done lengthy research, too. Do you major in Midwifery Nursing and get a job in that area immediately or just Nursing [RN] and get a job with that and move into the neonatal area after working for a while?
Asked By: kristina - 12/4/2010
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you just get your normal nursing degree and become and RN and after you get some experience you can start to specialize and do neonatal, midwifery is way different, they deliver babies at peoples houses and stuff; just get your RN and specialize later
Answered By: Zachary Tondre - 12/4/2010
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You need to get your nursing degree first. (at least an RN). Most hospitals require a Bachelors in Nursing (BSN) but you can work in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) with an Associates Degree. You'll need a few years experience first though. Family Centered Care (postpartum) is a good place to start.
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