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Nursing Studies Nursing Specialisms
This programme is for practitioners registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) who are currently employed within the field of neonatal nursing.
It will prepare you to critically explore the management of ill new-born babies in a variety of settings to develop and expand your role in neonatal care.
This programme has been developed to provide a standardised level of professional competence and academic accreditation for neonatal nurses.
This programme incorporates the competencies of Matching Knowledge and Skills for Qualified in Speciality (QIS) Neonatal Nurses.
The Special Care Neonatal Nursing and Neonatal Intensive Care/High Dependency modules are delivered via online learning and attendance at our Lanarkshire campus.
Within the Neonatal Work-based Learning module you’ll consolidate learning attained in the special care and intensive care modules and complete a range of clinical competencies supported by a mentor in practice.
Graduates will be able to further develop professionally within neonatal nursing, mapping their continuing professional development to the Health Career Framework and Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF).
Following at least a two-year period of being qualified in neonatal care, students may undertake an MSc in Advanced Neonatal Practice.
£1,070 Cost per 20-credit module of study for 2023/24 entry.
£2,180 Cost per 20-credit module of study for 2023/24 entry.
You will normally possess an ordinary bachelor's degree, or equivalent. If you do not have a degree, then you will be considered utilising the UWS Recognition of Prior Learning policy. You must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and currently employed within the field of neonatal nursing; you must have a minimum of six months current experience in the field of neonatal care.