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Nursing student knowledge and compliance with SIDS prevention strategies

Excessive preventable sleep-related deaths require that every nurse encounter with infant caregivers should include safe sleep education and role modelling. Adequate training on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) prevention, including safe infant sleep, may be lacking in some nursing schools. … Continue reading

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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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