Midwifery

Neonatology and paediatrics 3

Integrated course, 1.00 ECTS

 

Course content

This course focuses on the treatment and care of neonates and the management of lung maturation and the assessment and treatment of intracranial haemorrhage in premature neonates and newborns. Treatment of newborn jaundice, malformation and neonatal sepsis are also issues focused on.

Learning outcomes

• This course enables the students to recognize prenatal perinatal, postnatal and newborn pathologies, to know appropriate obstetric procedures and to initiate, carry out or assist in treatment and emergency treatment measures.
The students can
• recognize the responsibility of other health care professionals and initiate interdisciplinary intervention
• maintain all necessary records and analyze and evaluate the findings
• provide midwifery care according to specialist experience and apply research findings to practice
• recognize the scope of midwifery responsibility and assist the physician to provide specialist antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care if risks are suspected or occur
• recognize and cope with life-threatening situations