This course is the first level in the Family and Infant Neurodevelopmental Education (FINE) curriculum, which introduces the scope of family-centred developmental care and the evidence that supports it. This is a two day course with presentations, demonstrations and interactive workshops.
The course is recommended for anyone working with infants and families in hospital settings, including:
- Neonatal nurses and midwives
- Nursery nurses
- Medical staff
- Healthcare assistants
- Paediatric nurses
- Therapists working with neonates.
The programme covers the scope and evidence supporting this approach and explores the practical aspects of implementation. Topics include:
- Preterm brain, motor and sensory development
- Parent infant relationship and parent’s journey
- Observing and understanding infant behaviour
- Kangaroo care
- Baby-led feeding
- Managing stress and pain.
The next Foundation Toolkit courses will be held in the following locations:
London - Monday, 16 October and Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Manchester - Monday, 12 February and Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Bristol - Tuesday, 6 March and Wednesday, 7 March 2018
London - Monday, 23 April and Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Sheffield - Thursday, 7 June and Friday, 8 June 2018
To register please complete the application form by visiting the following link. If you have any questions, please contact the Training team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The cost is £300 per delegate.
Find out about our FINE Level 2: Practical Skills training.