AHA Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Recommended for: Labor & delivery nurses, NICU nurses, postpartum nurses, respiratory therapists, and all healthcare providers involved in the delivery of newborns. Additionally, it is strongly recommended that healthcare providers in the emergency department consider the NRP certification in case of unexpected deliveries.

The NRP renewal/certification process consists of two parts:

  1. The 7th Edition Provider Exam (Found online at: www.aap.org/nrp)
  2. Instructor led-skills demonstration

The online portion must be complete prior to coming for your skills session. When you sign up, you will receive an email with detailed instructions on how to access the online exam, as well as a study guide.

Please note that effective January 2017, all AAP NRP cards are issued as e-cards.

Schedule a skills session below:

NEO Orange County

NEO San Diego

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I access the online exam?

Go to www.aap.org/nrp and click on “NRP LMS Login” on the right hand side. Create an account, or log-in using an existing account. Once you are logged in, select the “7th Edition NRP Provider Exam” from the course catalog. The online exam costs $35.00.

Is the NRP book required?

The NRP textbook is not required, but highly recommended, especially for those taking NRP for the first time. We do not sell the book, but you can purchase it through Amazon or eBay.

Do I have to complete the e-sims?

Yes, in order to successfully complete the online NRP exam, you must complete the e-sim cases to get your certificate of completion.

What if I don't pass the online exam?

You have an unlimited number of attempts to pass the online exam.

Do you offer assistance with the online exam?

Yes, if you are having trouble with the online exam, you can schedule an Assisted NRP session at an additional fee. To schedule, call (866) 266-2229.

If I take the online exam through my hospital, do I have to do the skills with my hospital as well?

Yes – if you have questions or concerns about this, please give us a call at (866) 266-2229.

How long is the instructor-led skills session?

Approximately one hour.

I can't print my certificate of completion. Can I print it at your office?

Yes, you can print it out at our office, or email us a screenshot or PDF of your certificate to: info@nursesed.net