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Examination of the Newborn


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZUR14-20-3

Level

3

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Submission date: To be confirmed by module leader

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 06 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Friday - 14 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Thursday - 12 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 01 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Thursday - 23 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Thursday - 14 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Monday - 22 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Formative assessment

A variety of formative assessment opportunities are available throughout this module. After completing core theory sessions, students are provided with a reflective formative log book for completion in their own working environments. During taught days, students will gain access to a variety of peer and tutor led formative assessment opportunities utilising the first class skills and simulation learning environments available at UWE Bristol.

Summative assessment

The summative assessment for this module has two components.

The first takes the form of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). The OSCE provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to undertake a holistic assessment of the newborn including their ability to make appropriate referrals and develop evidence based plans of care. 

The second, a written component, provides students with an opportunity to critically examine and evaluate the evidence that informed their clinical decision making throughout the OSCE. 

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

The course syllabus covers the following:

  • History taking and identification of risk factors
  • Preparation of the environment
  • NIPE screening programme, including current NIPE standards 
  • Holistic examination and assessment of the newborn, including abnormal findings
  • Use of equipment for examination purposes
  • Multidisciplinary teamwork
  • Referral pathways
  • Teaching and support of parents
  • Health education
  • Accountability and responsibility
  • Applied research studies

Course Director

Jo Jones

Entry Requirements

You must have support and be working in a suitable practice area.

Introduction

This 20 credit level 3 (UZUR14-20-3) or Masters level (UZUR15-20-M) module prepares midwives, neonatal nurses, community based nurses and specialist practitioners to undertake newborn screening, in accordance with Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) standards, as part of a holistic assessment of newborn health.

On successful completion of this module, students will have:

  • Explored assessment of normal characteristics in the newborn
  • Developed ability to critically assess deviations from normal, including underlying pathophysiology and congenital abnormalities
  • Critically examined and evaluated the evidence base for newborn screening and its application to practice
  • Critically evaluated opportunities provided by the newborn examination to engage women and their families in health promotion
  • Explored the application of effective and appropriate communication skills to enhance newborn health assessment in practice
  • Demonstrated competence to meet the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Standards whilst undertaking a full holistic assessment of newborn health 
  • Demonstrated leadership within care planning, risk assessment, referral and multidisciplinary team working.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of teaching and learning strategies will be utilised throughout the module.

Independent learning

Includes hours engaged with tutor led and self-directed study, case study development and assignment preparation

Placement Learning

Students will undertake neonatal examinations in practice under the supervision of qualified practitioners from their practice area

Scheduled learning

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Practical skills and simulation sessions
  • Work based learning

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 or Masters level module


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZUR15-20-M

Level

M

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : Submission date: To be confirmed by module leader

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 06 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Friday - 14 February 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Thursday - 12 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 01 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Thursday - 23 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Thursday - 14 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Monday - 22 June 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Formative assessment

A variety of formative assessment opportunities are available throughout this module. After completing core theory sessions, students are provided with a reflective formative log book for completion in their own working environments. During taught days, students will gain access to a variety of peer and tutor led formative assessment opportunities utilising the first class skills and simulation learning environments available at UWE Bristol.

Summative assessment

The summative assessment for this module has two components.

The first takes the form of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). The OSCE provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to undertake a holistic assessment of the newborn including their ability to make appropriate referrals and develop evidence based plans of care. 

The second, a written component, provides students with an opportunity to critically examine and evaluate the evidence that informed their clinical decision making throughout the OSCE. 

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

The course syllabus covers the following:

  • History taking and identification of risk factors
  • Preparation of the environment
  • NIPE screening programme, including current NIPE standards 
  • Holistic examination and assessment of the newborn, including abnormal findings
  • Use of equipment for examination purposes
  • Multidisciplinary teamwork
  • Referral pathways
  • Teaching and support of parents
  • Health education
  • Accountability and responsibility
  • Applied research studies

Course Director

Jo Jones

Entry Requirements

You must have support and be working in a suitable practice area.

Introduction

This 20 credit level 3 (UZUR14-20-3) or Masters level (UZUR15-20-M) module prepares midwives, neonatal nurses, community based nurses and specialist practitioners to undertake newborn screening, in accordance with Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) standards, as part of a holistic assessment of newborn health.

On successful completion of this module, students will have:

  • Explored assessment of normal characteristics in the newborn
  • Developed ability to critically assess deviations from normal, including underlying pathophysiology and congenital abnormalities
  • Critically examined and evaluated the evidence base for newborn screening and its application to practice
  • Critically evaluated opportunities provided by the newborn examination to engage women and their families in health promotion
  • Explored the application of effective and appropriate communication skills to enhance newborn health assessment in practice
  • Demonstrated competence to meet the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Standards whilst undertaking a full holistic assessment of newborn health 
  • Demonstrated leadership within care planning, risk assessment, referral and multidisciplinary team working.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of teaching and learning strategies will be utilised throughout the module.

Independent learning

Includes hours engaged with tutor led and self-directed study, case study development and assignment preparation

Placement Learning

Students will undertake neonatal examinations in practice under the supervision of qualified practitioners from their practice area

Scheduled learning

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Practical skills and simulation sessions
  • Work based learning

Study facilities

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 or Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses