Course description

This course builds on the prior learning of the Registered Respiratory Therapist, and emphasizes the following domains of theoretical learning: neonatal physiology, maternal risk factors, labour and delivery, neonatal pathophysiology, Vermont Oxford Network and EPIC guidelines, mechanical ventilation, collaborative care and communication. In skills acquisition labs and clinical immersive simulations, students will apply this learning and develop skills / capabilities required for practice in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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This course is part of the following program(s):

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2024 registration opens March 11, 2024. Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery