Aims/Description: This module is designed to provide qualified healthcare professionals working with neonates with the theoretical knowledge and core skills underpinning advanced neonatal practice. It will provide students with the relevant underpinning anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology knowledge to gain mastery in their role. The module focuses on the acquisition of in depth bioscience knowledge and how this relates to the clinical conditions frequently seen in newborn infants and the development of core clinical skills.

Restrictions on availability: Can only be undertaken by a registered health professional working in a neonatal setting in the UK with access to a clinical supervisor.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory work, Clinical work, Independent Study,
Assessment: Formal Exam

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Nursing and Midwifery):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK