Maria Rodriguez-Santos, NNP-BC, APRN, MSN

Maria Rodriguez-Santos, NNP-BC, APRN, MSN

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner in Charleston, SC
Specialties: Neonatology
NPI #1053857136

Maria Rodriguez-Santos, NNP-BC, APRN, MSN

Maria Rodriguez-Santos is an NCC board certified neonatal nurse practitioner providing care for infants at Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital. She is a member of National Association of Neonatal Nurses and Nurse Practitioners (NANN/ NANNP).

Ms. Rodriguez-Santos attended college at The Ohio State University, receiving an undergraduate degree of a Bachelor’s of Science is in Human Nutrition. She then entered a graduate program for nursing, completing her Masters of Science in nursing in 2016.

Ms. Rodriguez-Santos comes with 9 years of experience from Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She worked as a bedside RN in a level 4 NICU for 5 years before transitioning into the advanced provider role. At the bedside, she gained immeasurable experience with surgical patients from birth to 2 years of age. As an APN, she worked in a busy level 3 delivery facility averaging 6000-8000 deliveries a year with a busy maternal-fetal medicine service.

Ms. Rodriguez-Santos served on many committees in her previous position at NCH. She is an NRP instructor, was a mock code instructor, precepted NNP students, and taught a lecture to NNP students at OSU. Her passion project was leading the small baby committee and working with a multidisciplinary team to create a protocol for edge of viability infants to improve outcomes.

Ms. Rodriguez-Santos’ interests include precepting new nurse practitioners, edge of viability/small baby population, and neonatal ethics.

Board Certifications: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP-BC)

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