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Neonatal Life Support (NLS)


The course aims to give those responsible for initiating resuscitation at birth the background knowledge and skills to approach the management of a newborn infant during the first 10-20 minutes in a competent manner. The course concentrates on the importance of temperature control, practical airway management and ventilatory support.

Accrediting Body

Resuscitation Council (UK)

Target Group

The NLS provider course is designed for any healthcare professional, regardless of discipline or status, who may be called upon to resuscitate a newborn baby.  Junior and senior medical staff, midwives, neonatal nurses, paramedics, resuscitation officers and experienced nursing staff will find this course valuable.


The Derby NLS course is run over one day.


This course consists of lectures, practical stations and assessments.  Assessments are based on clinical scenarios that allow the candidate to demonstrate the core competencies that have been taught on the course.

Successful candidates receive a Resuscitation Council (UK) NLS provider certificate, which is valid for 4 years.


Candidates are subject to a course fee of £200, which includes course materials and daytime catering.


2018 Courses are full.

Booking Details

To book a place on this course please complete the form below.

Key contact for course enquiries


Useful Links

Resuscitation Council (UK)

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