Neonatal Developmental Care

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  1. Course Overview
  2. Course Topics
  3. Course Objectives
This CME-accredited programme is evidence-based and will provide you with knowledge of developmentally supportive care practices. The course will develop your ability to provide personalised family-oriented developmental care to premature and full-term newborns.

Course topics include:

  • Introduction to Neonatal Developmental Care
  • Developmental Care subsystems
  • Developmental Care and the social environment
  • Pain management in newborns
  • Positive touch

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Apply the four standards of developmental care to guide practice in the NICU
  • Assess the physiological and behavioural organisation of pre-term and sick newborn by using a neurobehavioral subsystem framework
  • Design an individual care plan which supports each infant’s unique needs
  • Demonstrate the correct positioning of an infant to prevent skin breakdown and pain
  • Implement environmentally friendly positioning aids to ensure comfort

Call us on +971 2 643 7720 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for course dates and registration options

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