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The PIPER Neonatal Education service is based at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Victoria.
We provide leadership in and continuing education for all healthcare professionals involved in perinatal care.
We provide education programs that are:
Advances in perinatal care, particularly over the past thirty years, have improved the outcome for 'at risk' mothers and their newborn infants, as evidenced by a continual reduction in perinatal mortality and morbidity.
Continued improvement in perinatal outcomes is dependent upon all health professionals providing the best possible standard of care within their local environment.
All healthcare professionals involved in perinatal care have a responsibility to continually update their knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development activities.
Neonatal Resuscitation Training Programs: NeoResus
An update on
neonatology for non-tertiary healthcare professionals.
Neonatologists from Melbourne tertiary hospitals, neonatal nurse researchers,
PIPER Paediatric presenters and more…
P: 1300 662 434
The program is hosted by staff in Victoria's four neonatal intensive care units. It consists of 18 contact hours over four half days. Neonatal Nurses, Neonatologists and Neonatal Fellows facilitate the sessions. Discussion, demonstration, workshops, nursery visits, case presentations and didactic teaching/learning formats are utilized throughout the program.
Midwives/nurses working in Level 1 and Level 2 hospitals throughout Victoria are eligible. Since numbers are restricted to 16 for each program, one applicant per hospital may be enrolled unless positions remain unfilled.
Program – May 2017
Application forms / booking information
Program information and application forms are sent to midwifery Nurse Unit Managers of Level 1 and Level 2 hospitals in February each year.
Expressions of interest can be made to Shradha Balia who will notify you when application forms are being distributed.
P: 1300 662 434
9345 5430 (office)