Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)

Course Information

Course Code

NE800

Instruction Method

In class – Please see prerequisites

Fee

$249

Length

8 hours - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Please see prerequisites for important course details and information.

Instructor(s)

Canadian Pediatric Society certified Instructors

Learner Outcomes

This highly interactive practical workshop will teach you to:

  • Perform initial steps in neonatal resuscitation
  • Ventilate a neonate
  • Practice chest compressions
  • Discuss endotracheal intubation
  • Understand medications used for resuscitation

Evaluation Method

Practical skills evaluation

Intended For

This course is suited for MDs, Nurses, Midwives, RRTs and Paramedics who may be required to resuscitate newborn babies.

Important information for Second Birth Attendants:

The College of Midwives of Ontario has developed new standards related to Second Birth Attendants.

In order to receive a CPS NRP Provider card (proof of completion) second birth attendants must, like all NRP workshop participants, meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a licensed or registered health professional; or
  • Be a student of a licensed or registered health profession; and
  • Be expected, as part of their professional scope of practice to participate in newborn resuscitation.

Please note: As per the CPS  the following criteria will apply:

New Provider: Have not previously completed an NRP Provider course. You may be looking to enter a position involving new born care. Do not regularly perform newborn resuscitation as part of your current clinical responsibilities.

Experienced Provider: Currently provide newborn resuscitation as part of your clinical responsibilities on a regular and on-going basis.

This course is also available by contract for on-site delivery. Please email ce@michener.ca for information.


Physicians: NRP is approved for Mainpro-C credits (College of Family Physicians of Canada) and Maintenance of Certification Section 2 credits (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada). NRP course participants can claim credits for every educational hour.

These credits apply to all NRP training, including Provider courses and Instructor training/updates.

Nurses: In Canada, nurses can log their course time as part of their provincial regulatory body’s continuing competency requirements.

Midwives: In Canada, midwives can log their course time as part of their provincial regulatory body’s continuing competency requirements.

RRTs: The individual regulatory bodies determine what qualifies for credits according to their program. The Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists allocates 1 credit per educational hour.

The NRP course and online exam is approved for continuing professional education and development credits.

Text Book

Not included in course fee. Neonatal Resuscitation Textbook 8th Edition prior to the start of the course.The textbook can be purchased through the Canadian Paediatric Society online bookstore or by visiting the U of T bookstore.

Location

The Michener Institute of Education at UHN, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto, ON- unless indicated otherwise in the table below

Certificate Program

Upon successful completion of the course you will receive an NRP Provider ecard issued directly from Canadian Pediatric Society.

Prerequisites

• Completion of the online Canadian Pediatric Society (CPS) NRP exam (ch.1-11- Part 1 & 2) no more than 30 days prior to the course date.
• The exam can be found at: Online NRP exam.
• The exam registration fee is  not included in the Michener course fee.
• Please bring printed copy of your exam certificate to the course.

Text book:Neonatal Resuscitation Textbook 8th Edition (ISBN: 978-1-61002-524-9). The textbook can be purchased through the Canadian Paediatric Society  online bookstore or by visiting the U of T bookstore.

Please note: As per CPS the following criteria will apply:

New Provider: Have not previously completed an NRP Provider course. You may be looking to enter a position involving new born care. Do not regularly perform newborn resuscitation as part of your current clinical responsibilities.

Experienced Provider: Currently provide newborn resuscitation as part of your clinical responsibilities on a regular and on-going basis.

Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) – NE800


COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Effective September 7th all learners, faculty and staff must provide proof of at least one-dose of approved COVID-19 vaccine to participate in any in-person learning or on-site activities. Proof of full vaccination will be required as of October 8th, 2021.

Instructions to upload proof of COVID vaccination to Self Service


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