This module aims to develop expert practice in undertaking examination and assessment of the newborn baby's wellbeing. This module will enable participants to explore issues related to examination and assessment of the newborn baby. The module is designed to enable participants to develop competence which will lead to autonomous practice in the examination and assessment of the newborn.
The course is also offered as a postgraduate (level 7) award.
Who is this module for?
Healthcare practitioners working in maternity services.
Applicants are expected to hold a recognised healthcare related qualification with current professional registration (where appropriate to the qualification) and normally a minimum of 6 months post-qualifying experience in order to consolidate training.
Healthcare practitioners who do not hold a Dip H.E. (or equivalent) will normally be considered for standalone level 6 module enrolments if they can demonstrate one of the following:
Applicants who do not meet the standard criteria for entry to the diploma programme, will be assessed on an individual basis and will normally be considered for access to standalone level 5 modules where demonstration of the ability to study at level 5 has been achieved through successful completion of an entrance test.
Case review and competency assessment document (CAD)
Course length: 10 Teaching Days