6-8 Week Baby Check Session

Forthcoming 6-8 Week Baby Check Courses. Please choose your preferred start date from the drop down list to book your place online.

£72

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Course Delivery & Duration

Interactive three hour session.

Suitable For

GPs, and ANPs and Nurses working in Primary Care who hold a qualification in the Examination of the Newborn. It is also open to trainee GP’s who want to complete in their GP attachment.

Outline Content

This interactive session is for health care professionals who are already involved in the 6-8 week baby check. Using Public Health England Newborn and Infant Physical Examination standards (NIPE, 2018),  the session will cover the importance of the 6-8 week baby check to include a comprehensive head to toe examination but  focusing on the four key screening areas; eyes, heart, hips and testes. The knowledge and examination techniques presented are all with a primary care focus for identifying normal and abnormal examination findings. Guidance is included on how and when to refer abnormal findings. The session includes an opportunity to practice on model hips with pathology. It will be relaxed and informal, suitable for GPs, GP Registrars, and ANPs and Nurses working in Primary Care who hold a qualification in the Examination of the Newborn. It is also open to trainee GP’s who want to complete in their GP attachment.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the basics of the 6-8 week baby check
  • Understand the importance of the four key screening areas
  • Understand the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) techniques
  • Identify normal and abnormal findings
  • Have an opportunity to practice hip examination techniques
  • Perform a ‘Head to Toe’ run-through of the examination
  • Know when and how to refer abnormal findings