Continuing Care Nursery (CCN)

The Continuing Care Nursery cares for intermediate and convalescent neonates, ranging in gestational age from 24 weeks to full term, who no longer need ventilator assistance. These infants are considered very fragile, weighing 1-13 lbs. The parent involvement is open and interactive. We have 24 hours of open visitation for designated family members & visitors.

Patient Population

  • Neonates

Number of Beds

  • 52 bed spaces in 46 single-family care rooms (rooms may be shared with other infants/families, depending on occupancy)

Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • 1:3 and 1:4 depending on patient acuity


  • 8a-8p and 8p-8a
  • Weekend-only plan

Nursing Unit Orientation

  • 10-12 week orientation, with rotation to Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (RNICU)