Similar to our MSc Advanced Practice course, this route allows you to apply advanced practice to the specialisation of neonatal nursing.
For a qualified nurse currently working in neonatal nursing, this course provides the opportunity to take the next step to an advanced career role. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you need to practice at an advanced level, as well as the ability to critically appraise relevant health and social policy.
You'll also acquire the knowledge and skills you need to address ethical and professional issues, and the ability to apply current scientific knowledge to initiate change and improve care for infants and families, as well as identifying potential areas for nursing research in clinical practice.
As a graduate, you'll enjoy increased employment opportunities in the nursing profession.
You'll develop a combination of theoretical and practical skills in this course, including critical thinking when considering the issues associated with practice, knowledge and application of research methods and their application, and efficient approaches to time management, prioritisation and workload planning. You will also learn to recognise and manage the personal stresses of the profession, and become proficient in the use of the latest technologies in the practice of your role.