Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

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  3. Course Objectives
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This educational program introduces the concepts and basic skills to manage neonatal emergencies. It has been designed for healthcare professionals involved in any aspect of the management of neonatal emergencies.

The target audience is physicians, nurses, midwives and other healthcare professionals who directly care for newborns, in the labour room as well as in the NICU.

In the classroom, students engage in Instructor-led presentations with video simulation and learning stations. Students work with the Instructor to complete skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written multiple-choice exam.
  • Overview and principles of resuscitation
  • Initial steps directly after birth
  • Use of ambubag for positive-pressure ventilation
  • Chest compressions
  • Tracheal intubation
  • Medication
  • Special considerations
  • Emergency management of the preterm infant
  • Ethics and care at the end of life

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

  • Improve the quality of the management of neonatal emergencies
  • Meet regulatory requirements for evidence of education that supports competency-based practice of the management of neonatal emergencies

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