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Neonatal Community Care

The Certificate in Neonatal Community Care supports practitioners in giving care that is not only family-focused but holistic to the needs of the individual infant and family.


Course overview

The content will include:

  • Government issues and policy concerns
  • Examination of the legal, ethical and cultural implications of nursing the neonate in the home
  • Child protection issues
  • Discharge planning, transition from unit to home
  • Nutritional management of the neonate
  • Supporting the family of an infant on home oxygen
  • Supporting the family of an infant with special needs
  • Supporting the family of a terminally ill infant or through bereavement
  • Play therapy and child development
  • Baby massage and yoga
  • Facilitation and management of change

Award: Cert, Post-Registration
Delivery: Online
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: One week
Start Date: Start dates are varied

Entry requirements

Current NMC registration.


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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