Neonatology and paediatrics 1

Lecture, 1.50 ECTS


Course content

This course provides an introduction into the basic terminology of paediatrics and neonatology with a focus on newborn care in the delivery suite, handling of resuscitation equipment, asphyxia and aspiration syndrome. The students learn in detail how to examine a newborn and know about newborn dietary options.

Learning outcomes

2. The students can
• counsel and care for the woman in the pre-, peri –and postnatal phases as well as for the newborn and infant independently and efficiently.
• conduct professional teaching sessions in the practice setting for women and their families
• recognize psychosocial changes and development and initiate the appropriate measures
• recognize the responsibility of other health care professionals and initiate interdisciplinary intervention