• Be at the forefront of neonatal practice • Develop the advanced knowledge and skills to care for sick, high-dependent or critically ill neonates • Use the evidence base more effectively
Neonatal nurses and midwives who wish to be trained to undertake the role of an advanced neonatal nurse practitioner. The aim is to enhance knowledge and skills essential for advanced practice in neonatal care.
This programme is a clinically based modular programme. Clinical skills will be developed in tertiary units and academic programmes taught. It aims to enhance the knowledge and skills essential for advanced practice in neonatal care, and is designed so that by the end, you will be able to work autonomously as a competent advanced neonatal practitioner within a multidisciplinary team.
This programme comprises a number of core and optional modules depending on the pathway you choose: • Neonatal Practice A (30 credits) • Neonatal Practice B (30 credits) • Contextualising Advanced Practice (30 credits) • Research Methods (30 credits) • Dissertation (60 credits)
Past students have gone on to take up posts as midwifery managers, educationalists and consultant midwives. Others have continued their studies at PhD level, for example undertaking the Professional Doctorate offered at this University.