The Examination of the Newborn

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
Approx. 6 months
Location
Waterside
Start Date
October, January

Overview Updated 21/08/2019

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The modules enable the practitioner to competently undertake the full physical examination of the newborn infant from a holistic perspective, critically appraising the relevant antenatal and intrapartum factors in relation to contemporary literature and professional responsibilities, in accordance with local/national policy and the current standards of the NIPE Screening Committee, Public Health England.

Course

Highlights

  • This module enables the practitioner to competently undertake the full physical examination of the newborn infant from a holistic perspective. Staff will find the module beneficial in raising their knowledge level regarding neonatal care and conditions; collaboration and communication with other disciplines; enhances continuity of care, job satisfaction and increases employability.
  • This module is predominantly practice-based enabling hands-on experience within the clinical setting under the supervision of NIPE qualified staff. Lecturers are also NIPE trained and have current NIPE practice experience.
  • Theoretical component enables students to share information and discuss/debate the available evidence within study sessions that are spread out across the duration of the module.

Additional

Information

Contact

For more information please contact Lyn Dolby, Programme Leader at Lyn.Dolby@northampton.ac.uk

Course Details

Pre-requisites

The module is predominantly practice-based and therefore the support of your line-manager must be agreed and a Manager Support form must be submitted with your application prior to the admission deadline for the module.

Students must hold a current NMC registration as a Registered Midwife or Registered Nurse and be working in or having regular access to a relevant practice environment / client group.

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Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

Students must have the full support of their line-manager (evidenced by completion and return of Manager Support Form) and hold a current NMC registration as a Registered Midwife; current NMC registration as a Registered Nurse and be working in or have regular access to a relevant practice environment / client group.

Course Content

Accreditation

Both modules will run together and on successful completion the student will achieve 30 credits at academic level 6 or academic level 7.

Progression

Both modules can contribute towards the MSc Advancing Professional Practice programme.

Facilities &

Special Features

Learning is mainly through practice-based experience, lectures, in-class challenges, practical application and other methods.

Fees & Funding

Funding routes

Usually, NHS Trust agreement to provide funding prior to application or self-funded (line-manager approval and support must still be agreed).


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Updated 21/08/2019

  • Apply for Level 6
    Apply for Level 7

    The modules enable the practitioner to competently undertake the full physical examination of the newborn infant from a holistic perspective, critically appraising the relevant antenatal and intrapartum factors in relation to contemporary literature and professional responsibilities, in accordance with local/national policy and the current standards of the NIPE Screening Committee, Public Health England.

    Course

    Highlights

    • This module enables the practitioner to competently undertake the full physical examination of the newborn infant from a holistic perspective. Staff will find the module beneficial in raising their knowledge level regarding neonatal care and conditions; collaboration and communication with other disciplines; enhances continuity of care, job satisfaction and increases employability.
    • This module is predominantly practice-based enabling hands-on experience within the clinical setting under the supervision of NIPE qualified staff. Lecturers are also NIPE trained and have current NIPE practice experience.
    • Theoretical component enables students to share information and discuss/debate the available evidence within study sessions that are spread out across the duration of the module.
  • Pre-requisites

    The module is predominantly practice-based and therefore the support of your line-manager must be agreed and a Manager Support form must be submitted with your application prior to the admission deadline for the module.

    Students must hold a current NMC registration as a Registered Midwife or Registered Nurse and be working in or having regular access to a relevant practice environment / client group.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Contact

    For more information please contact Lyn Dolby, Programme Leader at Lyn.Dolby@northampton.ac.uk

  • Students must have the full support of their line-manager (evidenced by completion and return of Manager Support Form) and hold a current NMC registration as a Registered Midwife; current NMC registration as a Registered Nurse and be working in or have regular access to a relevant practice environment / client group.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    Accreditation

    Both modules will run together and on successful completion the student will achieve 30 credits at academic level 6 or academic level 7.

    Progression

    Both modules can contribute towards the MSc Advancing Professional Practice programme.

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    Learning is mainly through practice-based experience, lectures, in-class challenges, practical application and other methods.

  • Funding routes

    Usually, NHS Trust agreement to provide funding prior to application or self-funded (line-manager approval and support must still be agreed).

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour