BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Neonatal Care has been developed in close collaboration with key stakeholders, including University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, to provide career development opportunities for nurses wishing to pursue a career within neonatal care. You will benefit from our inter-professional setting, and be supported by an academic team with extensive experience, including specialist neonatal practitioners and clinicians. This flexible programme is delivered through a blended learning approach with face-to-face sessions and interactive materials, electronic learning environments and tutorial support.
Ensure your neonatal nursing practice is underpinned by a focus on evidence by developing a critical and analytical approach. Advance and utilise your knowledge and skills in professional practice to develop a contemporary approach to health and social care. You'll have the opportunity to develop a range of key transferable skills and attain specific clinical practice competencies within the specialty of neonatal nursing care such as; fluid and nutrition, respiratory support, cardiovascular, neurology, pain, developmental care, hygiene and infection prevention, thermoregulation, family support, neonatal transport, bereavement, ethics and legal issues.