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The Neonatal Nursing Level 3 Advanced Diploma is a specialized course for healthcare professionals. Topics covered include neonatal physiology and assessment, nutrition and feeding, pharmacology and medication management, infection control, respiratory care, cardiovascular care, neurological care, surgery and procedures, palliative care, and family-centered care. Graduates will gain the skills to provide evidence-based care to neonates and their families, promoting positive health outcomes.

Course Price:
Original price was: £194.00.Current price is: £19.99.
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3 hours, 50 minutes
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The Neonatal Nursing Level 3 Advanced Diploma course offers a comprehensive and specialized education in the field of neonatal nursing. Designed for healthcare professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in caring for newborn infants, this program covers a range of essential topics. Students will delve into Neonatal Physiology and Assessment, gaining a deep understanding of the unique physiological characteristics and developmental needs of neonates. They will learn assessment techniques and tools to monitor the health and well-being of newborns.

Neonatal Nutrition and Feeding focus on the crucial aspects of nourishing neonates. Students will explore breastfeeding, formula feeding, and the specific nutritional requirements of newborns. Strategies to support optimal growth and development through appropriate feeding practices will be emphasized.

In Neonatal Pharmacology and Medication Management, students will study the safe administration of medications in neonates. They will learn about the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of commonly used medications, dosage calculations, and medication monitoring. The course also covers Neonatal Infection Control and Prevention, equipping students with knowledge of infection control protocols and strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in the neonatal unit.

Other key areas of study include Neonatal Respiratory Care, Cardiovascular Care, Neurological Care, Surgery and Procedures, Palliative Care, and Family-Centred Care. These topics will provide students with the necessary skills to assess, manage, and support neonates with respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, surgical, and palliative care needs. Additionally, they will learn effective communication techniques and collaboration with families to provide comprehensive, family-centred care.

Upon completion of the Neonatal Nursing Level 3 Advanced Diploma, graduates will be well-prepared to provide specialized, evidence-based care to neonates and their families, contributing to positive health outcomes and the well-being of this vulnerable population.

What Will You Learn?

  • Understand the unique physiology and developmental needs of neonates.
  • Gain proficiency in assessing the health and well-being of newborn infants.
  • Develop knowledge and skills in neonatal nutrition and feeding practices.
  • Learn about neonatal pharmacology, including medication administration and monitoring.
  • Acquire expertise in infection control and prevention strategies specific to the neonatal unit.
  • Learn to assess, manage, and provide respiratory care for neonates.
  • Understand cardiovascular conditions in neonates and appropriate care interventions.
  • Develop skills in assessing and managing neurological conditions in newborns.
  • Gain knowledge and proficiency in surgical interventions and post-operative care for neonates.
  • Understand the principles and practices of palliative care for neonates with life-limiting conditions.
  • Learn effective communication techniques and family-centred care approaches in neonatal nursing.
  • Acquire the necessary skills to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams in neonatal care settings.
  • Apply evidence-based practices in the delivery of specialized care to neonates and their families.

Who Should Take The Course?

  • Registered nurses looking to specialize in neonatal nursing.
  • Healthcare professionals working in neonatal units or related fields, seeking to expand their knowledge and skills.
  • Graduates with a nursing or healthcare-related degree interested in pursuing a career in neonatal nursing.
  • Nurses and midwives who wish to transition into the neonatal care setting.
  • Individuals with a passion for caring for newborn infants and promoting their health and well-being.
  • Professionals seeking to enhance their understanding of neonatal physiology, assessment, and specialized care.


  • A valid nursing or healthcare-related qualification, such as a nursing degree or equivalent.
  • Active registration or eligibility for registration as a nurse or healthcare professional, depending on the country or region.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English to engage with course materials and participate in discussions.
  • Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.
  • Access to relevant resources and materials for learning, including textbooks, online resources, and medical equipment simulators if applicable.
  • Willingness to engage in practical training and clinical placements in neonatal care settings, if required by the course.

Course Curriculum

    • Fetal and neonatal development and physiology 00:05:00
    • Assessment of neonatal wellbeing 00:07:00
    • Neonatal resuscitation 00:05:00
    • Nutritional requirements of neonates 00:09:00
    • Breastfeeding, formula feeding, and alternative feeding methods 00:07:00
    • Feeding complications and management 00:06:00
    • Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in neonates 00:05:00
    • Administration and management of neonatal medications 00:07:00
    • Adverse reactions and drug interactions 00:06:00
    • Infection control practices in the neonatal unit 00:06:00
    • Neonatal infections and their management 00:05:00
    • Antibiotic stewardship and resistance 00:06:00
    • Neonatal respiratory physiology and mechanics 00:07:00
    • Respiratory distress syndrome and its management 00:05:00
    • Ventilation modes and management of mechanical ventilation 00:06:00
    • Neonatal cardiovascular physiology 00:05:00
    • Congenital heart defects and their management 00:05:00
    • Hemodynamic monitoring and support 00:06:00
    • Neonatal neurological development 00:05:00
    • Neonatal seizures and their management 00:06:00
    • Brain injury and neuroprotection 00:05:00
    • Neonatal surgical conditions and their management 00:06:00
    • Invasive procedures and their management 00:05:00
    • Pain management in neonates 00:06:00
    • Ethical considerations in neonatal palliative care 00:06:00
    • Symptom management and end-of-life care 00:05:00
    • Support for families during neonatal loss 00:05:00
    • Family-cantered care principles and practices 00:06:00
    • Neonatal family support and education 00:06:00
    • Multidisciplinary team collaboration 00:06:00
    • Exam of Neonatal Nursing Level 3 Advanced Diploma 00:50:00
    • Order Certificate 00:05:00

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    Tracy Lee WestermeyerJune 20, 2024 at 12:50 pm
    Neonatal Nursing Level 3 Advanced Diploma

    I highly recommend this course. It was very informative and I learnt so much valuable beneficial information.

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