Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

This module explores specialist knowledge, practice and attitudes that underpin the skills in neonatal intensive care by promoting assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation resulting in the enhancement of health care. 

This module explores specialist practices of neonatal intensive care for infants who require medical and surgical intervention. Existing knowledge of anatomy, physiology and embryology will be utilised to develop specialist-nursing practice.

This module will utilise personal experience to promote evidenced based care and the module delivery will encourage peer group support to enhance family centred care.

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with appropriate professional statutory regulatory body.

  • Ability to study to degree level (120 credits level 4/5) or evidence of recent study  at level 6. 

If you do not meet this criteria, please contact the module leader to discuss your individual situation.


How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information


Key information

Module Category: NMAH
Module Code: 3356
Module Credits: 30
Module Level: 6

Module leader

Rachael Tong 
T: +44 (0)116 207 8851


Semester 2: 2018

  • 09.00 - 16.00 Tuesday 06 February
  • 09.00 - 16.00 Tuesday 20 February
  • 09.00 - 16.00 Tuesday 06 March
  • 09.00 - 16.00 Tuesday 20 March
  • 09.00 - 16.00 Tuesday 10 April
  • 09.00 - 16.00 Tuesday 24 April

Return to study

The student would be advised to consider membership of the Neonatal Nurses Association if not already a member and the RCN Acute Care Forum which houses the Paediatric and Neonatal special interest community. Both the NNA and the RCN provide journals of related special interest.

This is a degree-level module in which you will be expected to produce assessed work at degree-level standard.

If it is sometime since you undertook other kinds of academically assessed work, you will be well advised to consider undertaking some self-directed academic updating around returning to study.

More information can be found here

How to Apply

Please email LBR admissions


Learning Beyond Registration contract/Self Funding


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