This is a practical CPD event is led by a consultant neonatologist, bringing together mixed groups of SWAST clinicians, the community midwife team, and HCPs from the Great Western Hospital paeds team. The emphasis is on sharing best practice and boosting confidence in dealing with pre-term deliveries out of hospital.

Overview of the Course:

  • 12:45 Registration
  • 13:00 Welcome & opening presentations
  • BREAK
  • 14:00 Round robin of 4 skills stations
  • BREAK
  • 16:15 Key Learning Points and closing address

Mini stations include:

> Neonatal airways (full-term & pre-term)

> Pre-term stabilisation

> Logistics of safe travel in a DCA & pre-alerts

> NLS scenario

  • Guidelines- RCUK NLS, SWAST
  • Key steps in stabilisation of pre-term neonates
  • Thermal management in the pre-hospital environment
  • Flexible thinking about providing care
  • Human factors in multidisciplinary team working

Friday 27th September 2019 – 12:45-17:00 – The Academy, Great Western Hospital, Marlborough Rd, Swindon SN3 6BB

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New-born & Pre-term Stabilisation and Life Support

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