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What are the requirements to become an NRP Instructor?

1. NRP instructor candidates must be physicians, registered nurses/nurse practitioners, respiratory care practitioners, or physician assistants with experience in the hospital care of newborns in the delivery room.

2. The NRP instructor candidate must have current maternal-child educational or clinical responsibility within a hospital setting.

3. It is recommended that NRP instructors and instructor candidates have ongoing delivery room experience.

4. NRP Instructor candidates are required to have a current provider card.


The eligibility requirements are below.  Download these forms for step by step instructions.

Instructor Candidate How-To Guide.pdf

NRP 7th Edition Instructor Candidate Checklist.pdf


(July 2018)



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