Postgraduate Certificate Neonatal Intensive Care

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

We provide you with the skills employers are looking for so you can move forward with your career.

Being on placement is one of my favourite parts of the course. Whilst on placement I feel really well supported both by the academic staff at the University and my mentor.

Samantha Treloar, Postgraduate student in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

About the course

September 2016 start

Course description 2016

If you're working within neonatal intensive care, this course gives you the opportunity to advance clinically and professionally.

You'll focus on the specialist knowledge and skills necessary for managing, promoting and delivering safe evidence-based care that addresses the physiological, psychological and cultural needs of neonates and their families.

Clinical experts in neonatology and other related fields contribute to the course, reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of real practice.

Samantha Treloar, postgraduate student in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

Core modules

  • Intensive Care of the Newborn
  • High Dependency Care of the Newborn
  • Concepts Care of the Newborn

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Seminar presentations
  • Small group work

Sessions are run by either clinical experts or our experienced lecturers.

Assessment

Each module is assessed by a written assignment.

Course duration

This is a part-time course

September 2017 start

Course description 2017

If you’re working within neonatal intensive care, this course gives you the opportunity to advance clinically and professionally.

You’ll focus on the specialist knowledge and skills necessary for managing, promoting and delivering safe evidence-based care that addresses the physiological, psychological and cultural needs of neonates and their families.

Clinical experts in neonatology and other related fields contribute to the course, reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of real practice.

Samantha Treloar, postgraduate student in the School of Nursing and MidwiferyCore modules

  • Intensive Care of the Newborn
  • High Dependency Care of the Newborn
  • Concepts Care of the Newborn

Teaching and assessment

You’ll learn through lectures, seminar presentations and small-group work.

Sessions are run by either clinical experts or our experienced lecturers. Each module is assessed by a written assignment.

Course duration

This is a part-time course

Entry requirements

We’re looking for practitioners working within the context of neonatal intensive care who already have a nursing degree.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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Fees and funding

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Financial information for postgraduate taught courses

Studentships

If you already work with NHS patients in NHS Yorkshire and the Humber or in the East Midlands, funding may be available. Contact us for more information.

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.

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Any questions?

If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:

Mac Macintosh
E: m.j.macintosh@sheffield.ac.uk
T: 0114 222 2054

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.