Taught course

Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Institution
University of Sheffield · School of Nursing and Midwifery
Qualifications
MMedSci

Entry requirements

Minimum of a 2:2 in a relevant health care subject. You must also have worked in a neonatal environment since achieving QIS status or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Course description

This course combines theory and practice, and you’ll develop skills in critical thinking, analysis and self-awareness. You’ll take part in workshops using real clinical scenarios.

You’ll learn how to work across traditional boundaries and how to deal with the uncertainty that is inherent in an advanced neonatal nurse practitioner role.

Core modules

  • An In-Depth Review of Biosciences and Pathophysiology as Applied to the Neonate
  • Neonatal Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
  • Advanced Clinical Skills Acquisition
  • Complex Neonatal Nursing
  • Evidence Base for Practice
  • Leadership, Autonomy, Advocacy, Accountability and Responsibility

Teaching and assessment

You'll be taught by both University staff and clinical experts.

Teaching includes: lectures, case study presentations and analysis, professional conversations with peers and reflective workshops.

Assessment

You'll develop a portfolio of learning and a skills log. You'll also carry out an objective structured clinical exam, formative and summative EMSQs (multiple choice-style questions under exam conditions) and report writing.

Course duration

2–5 years part-time

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MMedSci

part time
Flexible months

Course contact details

Name
Liz Crathern
Email
l.crathern@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2070