Newborn Life Support RC (UK)

This is a one day course that is aimed for those who may have to initiate resuscitation at birth. The candidates are taught the knowledge and skills to manage temperature control, airway management, ventilation support and resuscitation techniques.

Who is this course suitable for?
The NLS course is designed for any healthcare professional involved in the delivery and care of the newborn infant. This includes both junior and senior medical and nursing staff, midwives, paramedics and resuscitation officers. All applicants must hold a professional healthcare qualification or be in training for a professional healthcare qualification.

Learning outcomes

  • The NLS course teaches the knowledge and skills required to:
  • approach the management of a newborn infant during the first 10-20 minutes in a competent manner;
  • understand the processes underlying apnoea, bradycardia and poor condition at birth;
  • deliver practical airway management and ventilatory support.

The course format is a combination of lectures, skills stations and resuscitation simulations.

Once certification is obtained the course is valid for 4 years before re-certification is required.

If you would like to book onto a course, please email:

Course Dates 2024 

20th February 2024

21st February 2024

15th March 2024

19th August 2024

20th August 2024

30th September 2024

  • Course Fees

Internal Neonatal Unit Staff/Midwifery Staff: £200
External Candidates/Doctors: £200.00

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