Midwifery for Sick Newborn – Midwifery Identification, Stabilisation and Transfer of the Sick Newborn
Midwives are trained to provide care for both healthy and sick infants. They play an essential role in neonatal care by providing specialised care and support for sick newborns to ensure the best possible outcomes for the infant and their family.
The Midwifery Identification, Stabilisation and Transfer of the Sick Newborn is online medical course. The programme is designed to equip maternity and emergency teams with the knowledge required to extend care beyond the first minutes after birth, up to and including handover to the neonatal team.
Each of the four sessions of online medical course will cover identification, management including stabilisation and communication, and transfer to a neonatal unit
- Aimed at midwifery and ambulance personnel to support management and transfer of babies
- Designed to extend care beyond the first minutes of care up to and including handover to the neonatal team
- Developed by Health Education England in partnership with other professional bodies
The programme consists of four elearning sessions and enabling the learner to:
- Recognise normal and abnormal infant colour (anaemia and cyanosis)
- Recognise normal and abnormal feeding patterns and abdominal signs
- Support an infant born unexpectedly preterm
- Support a baby born in an unexpectedly poor condition.
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