Aims/Description: This unit is designed for experienced practitioners who work in the context of neonatal intensive care. Undertaking this unit will afford them the opportunity to advance clinically and professionally by analysing and enhancing their existing knowledge and skills in the emergency management of the newborn at birth and their subsequent management in the neonatal intensive care. This will enable them to become proactive in the management and delivery of safe evidence based care whilst analysing and evaluating the theoretical perspectives which underpin their unique role through initiating research led care and teaching. They will also be able to advance academically within the existing advancing practice framework in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Staff Contact: Amanda Cowan
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Clinical work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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