This programme, which is steeped in practice, is an opportunity to develop existing skills in the resuscitation of the new-born in line with UK Resuscitation Council standards on Newborn Life Support (NLS) (NLS 2015).
This module will facilitate the development of the practitioner who is reflective, skilled and who has a good working knowledge of the biological sciences that underpin effective resuscitation in practice. In addition, this course will enhance the participant's ability to provide a holistic and woman/baby centred care even in the context of emergency interventions for which the outcomes are often uncertain.
This module will be useful for neonatal nurses and midwives may be taken on its own or as part of a larger programme of study.
Taught by experienced practitioners and clinical mentors, this short course explores advanced theories and skills in the resuscitation of the newborn, in line with the criteria set down by UK Resuscitation Council Standards on Newborn Life Support (NLS), including:
You will be assessed through:
To be eligible for this course, you must be a registered midwife (RM), neonatal nurse, Registered Nurse RN (Diploma in Child Health) or professional with responsibilities for neonatal resuscitation. You must be currently working in the clinical area and have at least six months experience in the care of the newborn.
Please visit our CPD health practitioner webpage to download an application form and for more information on the application process.
The fees* below refer to the 2019/20 academic year unless otherwise stated.
Per credit: £60
15 credits: £900
There are several funding options available:
For more information for any of these options, including fee rates for self-funding/employer-sponsored students, please visit our dedicated funding page.
We’ll carefully manage any future changes to courses, or the support and other services available to you, if these are necessary because of things like changes to government health and safety advice, or any changes to the law.
Any decisions will be taken in line with both external advice and the University’s Regulations which include information on this.
Our priority will always be to maintain academic standards and quality so that your learning outcomes are not affected by any adjustments that we may have to make.
At all times we’ll aim to keep you well informed of how we may need to respond to changing circumstances, and about support that we’ll provide to you.