Education

NETS WA provides a wide range of neonatal education activities:

S.T.A.B.L.E. course

The S.T.A.B.L.E. ProgramNETS WA is proud to offer the 2-day S.T.A.B.L.E. course as part of our Neonatal Outreach Education. S.T.A.B.L.E. is accredited by the American Academy of Pediatrics and has become the most widely distributed and implemented neonatal education program to focus exclusively on the post-resuscitation / pre-transport stabilisation of sick infants. More information can be found at: www.stableprogram.org

S.T.A.B.L.E. courses are run throughout the year, in both metropolitan and country areas. We are pleased to announce the following dates of S.T.A.B.L.E. courses for 2017: 9/10 March, 28/29 June, 31 August/1 September, 6/7 November. Places are always at a premium, so please register your interest by contacting Lead Instructor, Kylie McDonald: kylie.mcdonald@health.wa.gov.au. Please note that participants must have attended a Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) course in the prior 3 years to be eligible to attend a S.T.A.B.L.E. course.


Neonatal Resucitation Program (NRP)

Neonatal Resuscitation Program

The Western Australian Neonatal Education Program (WANEP) provides neonatal emergency care training to medical and nursing staff throughout Western Australia. Within this program is the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP.) This American Academy Of Pediatrics-accredited course has been designed to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn. WANEP runs over 60 such courses annually throughout WA. This one-day course (two days for regional/remote centres) is taught by expert medical and nursing staff from the Neonatology Clinical Care Unit of King Edward & Princess Margaret Hospitals & NETS WA. The courses are registered with the RACGP, ACRRM and RANZCOG. For further information, or to book a course, please contact the WANEP coordinator, Barabara Carter: Barbara.carter@health.wa.gov.au or Dr Andy Gill: andy.gill@health.wa.gov.au

More information about the NRP at: http://www2.aap.org/nrp/


Graduate Diploma In Neonatology and Master of Neonatology, University of Western Australia.

The University of Western Australia

The Centre For Neonatal Research and Education (CNRE) at the University of Western Australia offers the Graduate Diploma in Neonatology and the Master of Neonatology.
In these courses students will gain comprehensive knowledge of diseases of preterm and term infants, including underlying physiology and management. Students will also gain clinical competency in acute resuscitation and all procedures required in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. From 2015, NETS WA is pleased to be offering a Neonatal Transport Medicine Unit for the Master of Neonatology. For enquiries, please contact Diane Arnott (diane.arnott@uwa.edu.au) or Winthrop Professor Karen Simmer (Karen.simmer@uwa.edu.au).

More information about the courses at:


Simulation

NETS WA runs frequent simulation sessions in the newly-appointed simulation suite at King Edward Hospital. This state-of-the-art suite is located in the Department of Nursing and Midwifery Education and Research (DNAMER). For enquiries, please contact Dr Gayatri Jape (gayatri.jape@health.wa.gov.au)