Short courses
Nursing, Midwifery & Health Professions

Care of the Neonate in Intensive Care

University Certificate in Professional Development

  • Limited HEENE-funded places are available for eligible applicants.
  • Standard University fee applies once all funded places have been allocated.

Course information

Part-time

More part-time details

  • 5 face-to-face contact days, 2 independent guided study days
  • Enrolment date: January
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384110

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Further information

You progress towards achieving the neonatal nurse qualification in speciality (QIS) status within the neonatal special and high dependency care setting. This award is part of a 60-credit programme delivered as two 30-credit, degree-level awards spanning one academic year. The other award is Care of the Neonate in Special and High Dependency Care. If your normal place of work does not provide neonatal intensive care, you need to complete no less than four weeks in a supernumerary practice placement in a negotiated in a neonatal intensive care unit. This is required to help you achieve specific neonatal intensive care unit clinical competencies. You must have a designated practice mentor to support your development and to assess the practice competencies. The practice mentor must be an experienced registered nurse with the neonatal QIS qualification and must also have completed a mentorship preparation programme.

Entry requirements

Health conditions requiring adjustments

For this particular course, you may need to undertake an occupational health or work-based risk assessment check. If you have a disability, specific learning difficulty, mental health condition, autism spectrum condition, sensory impairment or medical condition that may require reasonable adjustments during an external placement, in the university or in a clinical practice area, this must be declared as part of the enrolment process. If you are unsure you can contact the relevant admissions or course tutor for guidance.

Course information

Part-time

More part-time details

  • 5 face-to-face contact days, 2 independent guided study days
  • Enrolment date: January
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 384110

Contact details

Further information