FINE level 1: Foundation Toolkit

Mum cuddling baby skin to skin

It is the first level in the FINE programme, which introduces the scope of family-centred developmental care and the evidence that supports it. It is a two-day course with presentations, demonstrations and interactive workshops.

Who should attend?

The course is recommended for anyone working with infants and families in hospital settings, including:

  • Neonatal nurses and midwives
  • Neonatologists
  • Nursery nurses
  • Medical staff
  • Healthcare assistants
  • Paediatric nurses
  • Therapists working with neonates.

What is included in the course?

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.

For more information please visit the FINE training website. These courses are not organised by Bliss. Bliss are unable to answer questions regarding the application process, invoicing or event details.

If you are interested in increasing your knowledge regarding family-centred care, find out about the FINE Level 2: Practical Skills

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