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MSc Advanced Practice (Neonates)

MSc Advanced Practice (Neonates)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

01-FEB-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This practical course uses a work-based learning approach to develop the higher-level skills that will lead to advanced practitioner status.

If you are an experienced neonatal intensive care nurse, this challenging and rewarding programme will enable you to become a qualified advanced neonatal nurse practitioner.

You will:

  • Be supported in clinical practice by experienced neonatal nurse practitioners, consultant neonatologists, or specialist pediatric registrars
  • Be taught by experts in the field including teritiary neonatologists, advanced neonatal nurse practitioners, midwifery lecturers, pharmacists and radiographers
  • Develop advanced clinical skills in our brand new simulation suites with our award-winning human simulators
  • Have access to a clinical placement opportunity

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

You will be expected to undertake a series of assessments including a clinical portfolio, written assignments, OSCE, and supervised clinical practice by specialist registrars, advanced neonatal nurse practitioners and consultant neonatologists.

WHAT YOUNEED TO KNOW

APPLICANT PROFILE

This course is suitable for those working in a tertiary neonatal care unit with a minimum of five years clinical experience.

A written agreement and clinical support from a nominated consultant neonatologist and nurse line manager will be required in order for you to be accepted onto this programme.

You will apply by using the university’s general online application form. You will have a joint interview with your line manager, a consultant neonatologist and university lecturer. Funding arrangements will be agreed between your Local Trust and the University.

Modules

This module will include an advanced understanding of respiratory and cardiovascular system pathophysiology and management. You will review the examination of the newborn and clinical reasoning. You will study pathophysiology, gaining a deeper understanding of the physiology of abnormalities and how to manage these. You will also get an insight into different clinical conundrums.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£7,920

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£14,670

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will need to have a 2.1 degree in a relevant health related area and work within a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit with a minimum of 4 years clinical experience. Anyone who doesn't have the required level of degree is advised to discuss their application with the Programme Leader. Students will also need to possess the ENB 405 / Quality in Specialty qualification and be live on the NMC register. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

University information

The University of Salford is an ambitious and progressive institution in the Greater Manchester area. It offers a high-quality programme of postgraduate and research degree courses that furthers understanding in key areas of global research, and leads graduates into challenging and rewarding careers in science, healthcare, law, business, engineering, the built environment, media, music and the arts. Students will join a postgraduate community...more