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Emergency and Intensive Care of the Newborn - Single module Level 7

Emergency and Intensive Care of the Newborn - Single module Level 7

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Credits

Subject areas

Childcare Skills Emergency Clinical Care

Course type


Course Summary

This course will cover: Pregnancy and neonatal complications; Physiology and pathological processes of the common causes of neonatal problems requiring intensive care; Nursing care needs and management of the extremely low birth weight and critically ill infant requiring intensive care: assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care; Diagnostic, therapeutic and technical procedures and techniques required in emergency and intensive care; Emergency management and care of the critically ill infant; Resuscitation of the newborn: high risk; Transportation and transfer of the critically ill infant; Holistic approach to the care of the neonate and family. This course can be taken as stand-alone for the purposes of continuing professional development. On completion of this course you will have the specialist knowledge, skills and expertise to meet the needs of neonates who require intensive/emergency care.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


12 months

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Students need to pay £840 per 30 credit module. The tuition fee quoted is for 2018/19 entry. There may be a slight increase in fees for 2019/20 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

The course is open to qualified midwives and nurses who are based on a neonatal intensive care unit and registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council: 120 credits at Level 1, 120 credits at Level 2 and 120 credits at Level 3, preferably with a minimum of 12 months post-registration experience. 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’s campus is based across three sites, with Peel Park within walking distance of Manchester. More than 3,000 postgraduate students study taught and research degrees each year, contributing to some of Salford’s nationally and internationally-recognised research projects. There are four academic schools at the University of Salford: School of Arts and Media School of Health and Society Salford Business...more