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This program prepares the students to develop their abilities in advanced nursing to provide appropriate care to critically ill children or neonates.


Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

If you are working in the field of neonatal intensive care, this course gives you the opportunity to make clinical and professional progresses. The focus is on knowledge and skills necessary for managing, promoting and delivering appropriate care for the neonates and their families.

This program is presented in three semesters through theoretical and practical course and students are required to defend their thesis on the last semester.


Common Concepts

  •   Evidence based Nursing
  •   Health Assessment Skills for Specialist Nursing Practice
  •    Specialist Nursing Practice & Models of Care
  •   Professional Practice in Acute Pediatric Nursing
  •   Professional Practice in Child Health Nursing
  •   Fundamentals of Pediatric/Neonatal Specialty Care
  •   Identification and Care of the Deteriorating Pediatric/Neonatal Patient
  •  Intensive Care of the Newborn


Assumed Knowledge     

  •   Foundations of nursing knowledge
  •   Nursing theory
  •  Legal and ethical issues
  •   Fundamentals of research
  •  Human bioscience
  •  Psychology and sociology as related to practice
  •  Principles of investigative approaches in nursing
  • Concepts and theories relevant to practice
  • Ability to access and evaluate information from a variety of sources, skills in critical analysis

Duration of program

Two to three years (four to five semesters)



School of Nursing & Midwifery, Bou Ali St., Safaieh, Yazd, Iran   


Admission Capacity for each year

Two to six students for each academic year


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Basic Information:
Program Type: Degree Based
Level Of study: Master's
School / Faculty: School of Nursing & Midwifery
Department: Department of Neonatology and Pediatrics
Major (Name Of Program): Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing
This program contact information:
Telephone: +98 (35)3725 8410
Email Address:
Address: International Affairs, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Central Building, Bahonar Sq.,Yazd, Iran
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Language Requirement:

Some courses are presented both in English and Persian. Students should make sure to have at least intermediate knowledge of English as well as Persian.

Since effective communication between clinical team and patients is critical to the delivery of care, all students especially those in clinical fields should be familiar with Persian.


Admission Requirement:

If you have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Anesthesiology, Nurse Midwifery or Operation Room Technology you can apply for this program now.


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