Neonatal Vascular Access

Neonatal Vascular Access

This workshop aims to build upon the knowledge of experienced neonatal practitioners to enable them to better meet the needs of neonates requiring peripheral vascular access.

Entry and Admissions

Ancillary Award:



Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

Full day

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Wednesday 20 March 2019 - 09:00-15:30

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Course Outline:
Who should attend?

Experienced Neonatal Nurses

Max number of participants


Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Facilitator - Kath Mears

Kath Mears has over 20 years neonatal nursing experience and prior to joining UCLan worked for 12 years as an Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner.


Learning outcome & aims

  • Review of relevant normal and altered neonatal vascular anatomy and physiology
  • The pathophysiology, management and care of neonates requiring vascular access and cannulation
  • Management of infant needs in relation to assessment of pain and sensory overload
  • Assessment and evaluation of family needs
  • Identifying and responding to complications of vascular access.
  • Professional, legal and ethical issues associated with vascular access

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How to Apply

Book your place via our Online Application System.

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us: email or call 01772 893808


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