UCC CPD courses

Nursing Management of Neonates

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Fact File

  • Title

    Nursing Management of Neonates

  • Code

    NU6150

  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    Dates to be confirmed.

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time. See Additional Teaching Mode Information for more info.

  • Fees

    €900 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    See Requirements below. See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    5th July 2019

  • Venue

    Neonatal Unit Cork University Maternity Hospital, exact rooms to be confirmed.

  • Credits

    10 credits

  • Start Date

    See Additional Teaching Mode Information for dates

Outline

This is a module for health professionals to advance their knowledge and skills in neonatal nursing practice.   The module is designed for those working within neonatal care.  Undertaking this course prepares nurses to critically explore the management of the ill neonate in order to develop and expand their role within neonatal care.

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Assess and manage infants admitted to the Neonatal Unit
  • Manage infants requiring respiratory support.
  • Manage and support growing premature infants including feeding issues.
  • Evaluate and identify infants with GIT issues.
  • Establish discharge plans and promote family centred care.
  • Evaluate professional development and autonomy in clinical practice.
  • Implement a comprehensive multidisciplinary plan of care that incorporates cultural and development variations.

Module Content: Admission and assessment of neonates to a special care unit. Care and management of infants requiring respiratory support, Oxygen, Low Flow, High Flow and CPAP in special care. Management of growing premature infants, infants with congenital abnormalities, including, neurological disorders, gastrointestinal dysfunction, metabolic and haematological disorders. Skin care, family centred care, discharge planning, cultural and social issues, professional development, autonomy and risk management in clinical practice.

Additional Teaching Mode Information

Orientation Friday 30th August 2019 09.00-18.00

 

Class dates for 2019/20: to be confirmed.

Practicalities

Assessment: Total Marks 200: Continuous Assessment 200 marks (Oral presentation (100 marks); Case study 1 x 2,000 words (100 marks)).


Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment.

Requirements

Registered Nurses/Midwives/Children's Nurses working in neonatal or paediatric care ONLY.

Applicants who are under 23 years of age must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as for the Degrees in Nursing or Midwifery, as set out here

Admission to the module(s) will be subject to internal university approval processes on the recommendation of the Head of School.  There may be a requirement for Garda Vetting Clearance for this module.

Applicants for Nursing and Midwifery CPD modules who do not hold an up-to-date IELTS certificate showing the requisite Academic Board approved CM&H scores must demonstrate evidence of appropriate work experience within an English language environment for at least the previous 2 years.

These modules will not necessarily run unless minimum recruitment targets of 10 students are achieved.

 

Fees and Costs

The fee for this module is €900. There is also a €35 application fee. 

How Do I Apply

To apply for this module please download and complete the application form below and submit with the relevant documents to:

CPD Coordinator,

Graduate Studies Office, West Wing, Main Quad, University College Cork

OR via email at cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

 

Application Form:

CPD App Form School of Nursing and Midwifery

Forward this form along with the:

  • Application fee,
  • A passport sized photograph and
  • Any other documentation requested on the form.

 

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