Examination of the newborn - update Short Course

Examination of the newborn - update Short Course

A one day workshop designed to provide theoretical and practical skills update for practitioners involved with examination of the newborn. The workshop aims to develop and update participants’ knowledge and skills whilst ensuring that continuing professional and personal development needs are met.

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course

LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time

DELIVERY METHOD: Campus

COURSE LENGTH: One day workshop

SCHOOL: School of Community Health and Midwifery

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: Next cohort: October 2020

Entry Requirements:

This workshop is designed for all practitioners who undertake examination of the newborn and wish to refresh their skills, i.e. GPs, midwives, ANNPs, hospital doctors, health visitors and neonatal nurses.

Course Content

The sessions will be predominantly delivered by contributors to the recent publication which supports NHS UK Screening Committee guidelines (Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Standards and Competencies, 2008) with updates.

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for all practitioners who undertake examination of the newborn and wish to refresh their skills, i.e. GPs, midwives, ANNPs, hospital doctors, health visitors and neonatal nurses.

Learning outcome & aims

At the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Establish normality and recognise any deviation from the norm within a selected range of conditions
  • Be aware of screening needs where necessary
  • Identify professional development and role issues in relation to clinical practice
  • Understand the need for prompt follow up where appropriate, and care pathways within the wider MDT
  • Appreciate clinical skill acquisition in relation to the examination

Testimonials

Attendee feedback from last workshop session:

‘It was all very enjoyable’

‘Good update and resources’

‘All sessions gave an update on my skills’

‘Well covered and informative’

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

TBC

How to Apply

If you have any questions about the workshop and how to apply please contact us:
email healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk or call 01772 893836

 

 

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk