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Simulation-based education for neonatal skills training and its impact on self-efficacy in post-registration nurses

Simulation is a training methodology that is increasingly applied to healthcare education, with reported benefits to the practitioner, the team, the patient and the health service. Self-efficacy, or the belief in one’s ability to succeed, is a commonly cited outcome … Continue reading

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Nursing the surgical neonate part 2: how can we deliver best practice now and in the future?

This article describes the development of a work-based, university accredited, clinical module for registered nurses caring for neonates requiring surgery for gastrointestinal or urogenital conditions: Nursing the Surgical Neonate: Gastrointestinal and Urogenital Disorders. This specialist, part-time course has been developed … Continue reading

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Improving the early detection of cleft palate in the UK

In September 2017 the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) launched its eLearning module Cleft Palate: Examination in the Newborn. Its aim is to improve the early identification of cleft palate which, despite a seemingly obvious appearance, is … Continue reading

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Basic-targeted echocardiography for neonatologists: a trainee’s perspective

Abstract Targeted echocardiography has been promoted by neonatologists in recent years but some aspects of its efficacy remain unexplored. We carried out a survey among trainees of targeted echocardiography courses in order to describe their professional characteristics and abilities. Thirty-eight … Continue reading

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