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This module is commissioned by Health Education England as part of its continuing workforce development (CWD) portfolio.

To apply please make a note of the module start month, click on book now and choose the application for the correct starting month. Once your application is complete we will contact you in order to confirm whether or not you have been allocated a place.

In order to assist you in completing your application we have attached guidance notes. Please refer to these while completing your application. The deadline for you to submit an application for this module is 10 working days prior to the start date shown below.

**PLEASE NOTE – the Continuous Workforce Development (CWD) policy we have with Health Education England and the NHS Trusts states that you must have authorisation from your CWD Lead before applying for the module. A list of CWD Leads can be found here. https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/business-services/cwd-authorisers/

BEFORE YOU CLICK “Book Now” to apply - please ensure you have confirmed your authorisation to attend the module with your CWD Lead as you will be asked to enter their name and email address as a reference on your application.

If you do not provide details of your CWD Lead with your application this will delay the progress of your application and your place on the module may be at risk. Instructions on how to add the details of your CWD as a reference are found within the guidance notes below **

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If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

Designed to meet the needs of nursing and midwifery staff caring for a special and high dependency infant in the Neonatal unit, this module can be combined with the Neonatal intensive care module to lead to the award of Specialist Neonatal Practice.

You will explore Neonatal practice with colleagues from many units in the region, engaging in discussion and debate to understand the complexities and challenges caring for an infant receiving special and high dependency care and their family.

You will gain an understanding of the specialist needs of infants in Neonatal units including thermoregulation, nutrition, pain management, palliative care, infection control and discharge and transfer to neighbouring units or home. You will also understand the physiological changes as an infant adapts to extra uterine life, and how problems with this transition lead to infants requiring your care.

Teaching Dates: 

Thursday October 1st 2020 - (Start Date) Taught Session

Thursday October 8th 2020 - Taught Session

Thursday October 15th 2020 - Self Directed Study

Thursday October 22nd 2020 - Taught Session

Thursday October 29th 2020 - Taught Session

Thursday November 5th 2020 - Self Directed Study

Thursday November 12th 2020 - Self Directed Study

Thursday November 19th 2020 - Exam

Thursday November 26th 2020 - Self Directed Study

Thursday December 3rd 2020 - Self Directed Study

Course Information

Award Type 30 credits, Level 7

Delivery Method Blend of Lectures, Workshops, Reflective Practice, Seminars and Directed Study

Mode of Study
Part Time

Location
Coach Lane Campus

Start 1st October 2020

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

This module would suit midwifery staff in the neonatal specialist and high dependency care area.

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

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