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Short Course

Examination of the Newborn (Skills Update)

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.


Course overview

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.

Award: Short Course
Level: CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: One day workshop
Campus: Preston
Start Date: The next start date of this programme is to be confirmed shortly

Entry requirements

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


This course is based in the School of Community Health and Midwifery located in the Faculty of Health and Care

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