The 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 an undergraduate (level 6) award.
Who is this module for?
Registered healthcare practitioners normally with one year?s post-qualifying practice experience.
Applicants will be required to meet all of the following criteria:
Applications will be considered from non-standard applicants who can demonstrate the following certificated learning:
and one of the following completed within the last five years:
Proficiency in English language
Evidence of English language testing will be required from all applicants for whom English is not their first language and who have not previously undertaken studies in English. The required level of proficiency will be a minimum overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score (or equivalent) of 6.5, with no section achieving less than 6.0. Evidence of proficiency must be dated within the last two years. Applicants who have taken the examination more than twice in one year will not be considered.
All international applicants must satisfy the requirements of the UK Border Agency in relation to St George's responsibilities as a Highly Trusted Sponsor for students (Tier 4).
Advanced practice route
Applicants for this route will be required to meet all the following additional requirements:
Literature review and health promotion material or audit and skills based proficiency assessment document
Course length: 10 Teaching Days