A unique specialization program that will allow you to acquire advanced training in this field"

With the Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing Neonatal Pulmonology Care you have the opportunity to update your knowledge in a practical way and without renouncing to the maximum scientific rigor, to incorporate the latest advances in critical nursing care of the newborn"

Neonatology is a constantly evolving discipline, which is highly dependent on technology and new pharmacological treatments. This context makes the updating of procedures in neonatal critical care, both those performed in the Neonatal ICU and in other care settings outside the ICU (emergency units, primary care centers...), of paramount importance to maintain the provision of care based on the latest scientific evidence and to ensure the safety of the baby.

This course includes the nursing care of the neonatal patient with pneumonia. In addition, it presents an update on invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation procedures and examination of the neonate, NICU admission procedures, and nursing care.

This Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing Neonatal Pulmonology Care is oriented to facilitate the updating of the most used procedures, in a practical way, to contribute with quality and safety to the recovery of the newborn, to improve its prognosis and to avoid serious pathology sequelae. 

Improve the care of your newborn patients with the training offered by the Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing Neonatal Pulmonology Care"

This Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing Neonatal Pulmonology Care contains the most complete and up to date scientific program on the market. The most important features of the Postgraduate Certificate are:

  • Development of clinical cases presented by experts in the different specialties. The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional.
  • New developments in nursing care and assessment of the critically ill newborn patient.
  • Includes an update on invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation in the neonate with pneumonia.
  • An algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the clinical situations presented throughout the course.
  • All of this will be complemented by theoretical lessons, questions to the expert, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments.
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection

This Postgraduate Certificate may be the best investment you can make in the selection of a refresher program for two reasons: in addition to updating your knowledge in Nursing Neonatal Pulmonology Care, you will obtain a Postgraduate Certificate from TECH - Technological University"

Its teaching staff includes renowned specialists in the field of neonatology, who bring the experience of their work in the country’s leading medical centres to this training.

The multimedia content developed with the latest educational technology will provide the professional with situated and contextual learning, i.e., a simulated environment that will provide an immersive training program to train in real situations.

The design of this program is based on Problem-Based Learning, by means of which the nursing professional must try to solve the different practice situations that arise throughout the Postgraduate Certificate. For this purpose, the professional will be assisted by an innovative interactive video system developed by renowned experts in neonatal critical patient care and with extensive teaching experience.

The course allows training in simulated environments, which provide immersive learning programmed to train for real situations"

It includes clinical cases to bring the program's degree as close as possible to the reality of care in Nursing"


The structure of the contents has been designed by a team of professionals who recognise the importance of training for daily nursing practice in the NICU and are aware of the relevance of current training for professionals. This program ensures that the main issues in the current development of critical newborn patients are addressed.

This Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing Neonatal Pulmonology Care contains the most complete and up to date scientific program on the market"

Module 1. Important Aspects of Neonatology

1. 1. Differences between Neonate, Child and Adolescent
1. 2. Neonatal Stages

1. 2.1. Neonatal States by Gestational Age
1. 2.2. Neonatal Statuses by Birth Weight
1. 2.3. Preterm Newborn
1. 2.4. Postterm Newborn

1. 3. Anatomical and Physiological Characteristics of the Normal Newborn

1. 3.1. Newborn Somatometry
1. 3.2. Morphological Characteristics
1. 3.3. Physiological Characteristics

1. 4. Complete Newborn Physical Exam and Examination

1. 4.1. Physical Examination Sequence
1. 4.2. General Observation
1. 4.3. Head and Neck Region
1. 4.4. Trunk Region
1. 4.5. Extremity Region
1. 4.6. Neurological Examination

1. 5. Structure and Organization of a Neonatology Service

1. 5.1. Location of the Neonatology Service
1. 5.2. Equipment and Material
1. 5.3. Human Resources
1. 5.4. Concept of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Calculation and Layout of Cradles Physical Space in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Equipment and Material in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Human Resources in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Profiles and Roles: " Nursing Team" Operating System “Primary Nursing” (Main Nurse)

Module 2. Respiratory Pathophysiology and Respiratory Disorders in Neonatology.

2.1. Pulmonary Development

2.1.1. Pulmonary Embryology
2.1.2. Recall of Pulmonary Anatomy

2.2. Respiratory Physiology
2.3. Respiratory Problems in the Newborn
2.4. Nursing Interventions in the Neonate with Respiratory Disorders
2.5. Mechanical Ventilation

2.5.1. Nursing Care in Mechanical Ventilation
2.5.2. Forms of Ventilation Non-invasive Ventilation (NIV) Invasive Ventilation

2.6. Types of Materials for Oxygen Administration
2.7. Endotracheal Intubation and Extubation

2.7.1. Endotracheal Intubation
2.7.2. Extubation Process

2.8. Cricothyroidotomy or Coniotomy
2.9. Tracheotomy

A unique, key, and decisive training experience to boost your professional development”