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Neonatal Life Support (NLS)

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The Newborn Life Support (NLS) course has been developed under the auspices of the Resuscitation Council (UK) to provide clear practical instruction in airway support and the theoretical background to illustrate its importance in resuscitation of the newborn. It is designed for any healthcare professional, regardless of discipline or status, who may be called upon to resuscitate a newborn baby.

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Course details:

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Course dates:

19, September 2017 (course full)

20, September 2017 (course full)

Course Director: Dr Wolfgang Muller, Consultant Paediatrician

Approval by: The Resuscitation Council (UK) www.resus.org.uk/pages/courses.htm

The Newborn Life Support (NLS) course has been developed under the auspices of the Resuscitation Council (UK) to provide clear practical instruction in airway support and the theoretical background to illustrate its importance in resuscitation of the newborn. It is designed for any healthcare professional, regardless of discipline or status, who may be called upon to resuscitate a newborn baby.

 

The aim of the course is to give those responsible for initiating resuscitation at birth the background knowledge and skills to approach the management of a newborn infant during the first 10-20 minutes in a competent manner. The course concentrates on the importance of temperature control, practical airway management and ventilatory support.

Topics covered on the course include: History & Physiology; Resuscitation at Birth; Special Cases; Airway Management; Vascular Access; Equipment Familiarisation; and Chest Compressions.

Anyone working as a healthcare professional and/or involved in care of the newborn. Junior and senior medical staff, midwives, neonatal nurses, paramedics, resuscitation officers and experienced nursing staff will find this course valuable.  Successful candidates receive a Resuscitation Council (UK) ALS Provider certificate, which is valid for 4 years.

 

(LNWH Trust staff discount is offered on this course, please contact us for further details)




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