Middlesex University

Neonatal Care Graduate Certificate/ Postgraduate Certificate

Middlesex University
In London

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Important information

Typology Postgraduate
Location London
Duration Flexible
Start October 2020
  • Postgraduate
  • London
  • Duration:
  • Start:
    October 2020

At Middlesex we support and prepare neonatal professionals of all kinds to be highly skilled practitioners, capable of meeting the challenges of today's complex and ground breaking midwifery led units, acute hospital settings and community health centres.
Taught by experienced practitioners and lecturers at our state of the art London campus, this course will develop your knowledge of newborn resuscitation and neuro behavioural and physiological assessment in line with the UK Resuscitation Council and UK Screening Committee guidelines.
Divided across two modules, this course will enhance your ability to provide holistic care, even in the context of emergency interventions for which the outcomes are often uncertain. Through a series of lectures and workshops you will develop a crucial understanding of neonatal resuscitation including endotracheal...

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Starts Location
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, England
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Starts Oct-2020
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, England
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· What are the objectives of this course?

· Requirements

Registered midwives, health visitors and neonatal nurses who have a minimum of six months midwifery/neonatal nursing experience, and they must be currently working in the clinical area and have at least six months experience in the care of the newborn. Candidates must have the ability to study at level 6 (for the Graduate Certificate) or level 7 (for the Postgraduate Certificate). A visit to the candidates working environment to assess their facilitation in practice may be required.

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What you'll learn on the course

Ethical issues
social Care
Transferable skills
Neonatal Care
Care critique
cardio vascular

Course programme

Taught by experienced neonatal practitioners and lecturers at our state of the art London campus, this Advanced Diploma course comprises of two modules:

Resuscitation of the Newborn (MWY 3451 or MWY 4451)

Designed to enhance your ability to provide effective and holistic care to newborn babies and their mothers, this module explores such key areas as foetal respiratory, cardio vascular physiology and transition at birth; physiology of asphyxia; endotracheal intubation; and the professional, legal and ethical issues related to neonatal resuscitation.

Neuro Behavioural Physiological Assessment of the Newborn (MWY 3440 or MWY 4440)

Designed to enhance your ability to administer a thorough physical examination of a newborn baby, this module will equip you with the knowledge and skills to detect early abnormalities and potential problems so that you can fully prepare the baby, parents and related professionals for the required care.


The assessment of these modules involves:
  • Written seen areas examination paper
  • Viva Voce
  • Record of 100 newborn examinations
  • Care critique

Additional information

Some of our students have their course fees covered by CPPD contracts between NHS trusts and Middlesex University.

Alternatively other students pay their own fees or are sponsored by their employer (but not under a CPPD contract).