The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider Course teaches health care professionals the concepts and skills to resuscitate newborn babies.
In Canada, the international, standardized and evidenced-based education program is administered by the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS).
Anyone who is required to take part in a neonatal resuscitation within their scope of practice may apply for the course. Applicants should be:
With the introduction of the 6th edition guidelines, there is no longer differentiation between a NRP Provider and NRP Renewal course. In order to maintain current status, Providers need to attend a Provider course within 24 months of the previous NRP course. Content will be tailored to meet the learners' needs.
The NRP Provider course is offered in one of the LHEARN Centre's state-of-the-art simulation labs. Emphasis is placed on hands-on practice and multidisciplinary teamwork within a safe environment for learning.
Participants have the opportunity to work through multiple skill stations, practicing the following:
In the LHEARN simulation lab, students will use the high-fidelity SimNewB manikin and participate in a variety of realistic mega code and simulation exercises that are tailored to meet both course requirements and individual learning objectives. In addition, the course includes time for team interactive discussion, or debrief, facilitated by the course instructors following the simulation exercises.
The multidisciplinary team of NRP instructors at Lakeridge Health includes experienced educators and practitioners from both Nursing and Respiratory Therapy disciplines. Additional professional guidance is provided in consult with Lakeridge Health's neonatologist, Dr. M. Almadani.
Prior to attending the NRP Provider Course class, participants MUST:
IMPORTANT: All participants must present to their course instructor a print-out verification of successful completion of the online exam. The exam will have been completed within 30 days prior to the class date.
January 4, 11, 18, 25
February 1, 8, 15, 22
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
April 5, 12, 19, 26
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
June 7, 14, 21, 28
To register, or for further information, email us at email@example.com.