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Advancing Skills and Knowledge in Advanced Neonatal Practice - refresher course City Health

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

Course overview

This interactive neonatal study day is suitable for ANNPs and Senior neonatal who need to update clinical knowledge and skills in contemporary and current evidence based neonatal issues. The day will include a combination of lectures, scenario based workshops and hands on practical workshop. Lectures and workshops will be delivered by senior neonatal consultants.

Course outcomes

Course outcomes

Ethical legal issues in neonatal practice

Current challenges in neonatal care

Evidence based medicine in neonatal care

Developmental care in neonates - NIDCAP

Clinical management of common neonatal respiratory conditions including invasive and non-invasive ventilation strategies

Problem based learning exercise

Hands on practical workshop



Prerequisite knowledge

This a refresher course for ANNPS or senior neonatal nurses only.



Face to face lectures

Hands on practical workshops

Group discussion

Scenario based learning and assessment workshops

Question and answer

Recommended reading

Recommended reading

Ethical challenges in neonatal intensive care nursing", 2015, Nursing ethics, vol. 22, no. 8, pp. 901-912 12p.

The ethics of neonatal research: A trialists' perspective", 2015, Seminars in Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 431-435 5p.

Prenatal Consultation for Extremely Preterm Neonates: Ethical Pitfalls and Proposed Solutions", 2015, Journal of Clinical Ethics, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 241-249 9p.

Nathalie L. M(2015) Neurorehabilitation after neonatal intensive care: evidence and challenges. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2015;100:6 F534-F540 Published Online First: 20 February 2015 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2013-305920

Shetty, S. & Greenough, A. (2014) "Neonatal ventilation strategies and long-term respiratory outcomes", Early human development, vol. 90, no. 11, pp. 735-739.

Module leaders

  • Dr Imdad Ali

    Dr Imdad Ali is a Neonatal Consultant and the Neonatal Lead at Bart’s health NHS Trust in London and a senior lecturer at City, University of London with special interest in neonatal ventilation.

  • Dr Syed Mohinuddin

    Dr Syed Mohinuddin is a Neonatal Consultant and the Neonatal Lead at Bart’s health NHS Trust in London and senior lecturer at City, University of London.

  • Rosemary Lanlehin

    Rosemary Lanlehin is a Neonatal lecture at City, University of London and the programme director for MSC Advance Practice in Health and Social Care – Neonatal Route.

    Rosemary Lanlehin is a neonatal lecturer, programme director for MSc Advance Practice in Health and Social care and Route Leader for BSC Nursing (Neonatal Route) in the Early Years Division, School of Health Sciences. She was a neonatal sister and clinical educator in a busy tertiary neonatal unit, at Homerton University Trust between 1997-2001 prior to her appointment at City.

    Rosemary qualified as a Registered General Nurse in Nigeria, in 1988, and completed her Diploma in Professional Nursing Studies in the UK in 1993. She has since completed her teacher training in 1998, and was awarded DG Dip, HE. She later completed her MA in Higher Education and MSC in Social Research Methods and Statistics. Rosemary’s role as a Neonatal Lecturer and Clinical Link Lecturer enables her to develop curricula tailored to meet the needs of contemporary neonatal care. One of these curricula developments is the latest development of MSC Advance Clinical practice in Health and Social Care (Neonatal Route).

    Rosemary is experienced in neonatal and paediatric intensive care with special interest in cardiac intensive care and parent satisfaction with care.