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Neonatal Nursing: Special Care Level 6 6KNIN626

Key information

Subject area:

Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care

Course type:

Assessed Module

Credit level:


Credit value:



5 days spread over 8 weeks

Available course dates:

From: 01 October 2024 To: 26 November 2024
Application deadline: 31 August 2024

Course overview

This module will support you to:

  • Discuss the role of the special care unit in relation to high dependency and intensive care units
  • Evaluate current evidence based practice in the special care unit in relation to the infants who meet the criteria for level 1 admission
  • Analyse the role of the nurse and the family as members of the multidisciplinary team in the special care unit
  • Develop understanding of neonatal physiology and development
  • Apply safe clinical skills to promote effective care of the neonatal and their family on the special care unit
  • Evaluate current evidence based practice to underpin the application of family centred care within the special care unit
  • Synthesise and evaluate evidence based information to underpin decision-making in the care of neonates and their families
  • Analyse and evaluate communication skills which promote effective collaborative working between members of the team in the special care unit

Who will I learn with?

Lynne Wainwright

Lynne Wainwright

Senior Lecturer in Nursing Education

Who is this for?

Qualified nurses who are working in a neonatal unit.

How will I be assessed?


What is the teaching schedule?

01/10/2024, 22/10, 12/11, 26/11 

Course status:


Full fee £1700



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