With the Postgraduate Certificate in Newborn Feeding for Nurses you have the opportunity to update your knowledge in a practical way and without sacrificing maximum scientific rigor, in order 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 most important aspects of newborn feeding. With special emphasis on breastfeeding and alternative types of feeding. In addition, it presents an update on neonatal assessment and examination, NICU admission procedures, and nursing care.

This Postgraduate Certificate in Newborn Feeding for Nurses is oriented to facilitate the updating of the most used nursing procedures, in a practical way, to contribute with quality and safety to the recovery of the newborn, improve its prognosis and avoid the sequelae of severe pathology.

Improve the care of your neonatal patients with the training offered by the Postgraduate Certificate in Newborn Feeding for Nurses"

This Postgraduate Certificate in Newborn Feeding for Nurses contains the most complete and up to date scientific program on the market. Development of clinical cases presented by experts in the different areas of multidisciplinary knowledge.

  • Development of clinical cases presented by experts in the different specialties. The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents of which they are composed provide scientific and practical information on the disciplines that are essential for professional practice.
  • New developments in nursing care and lactation in the newborn.
  • Algorithm-based interactive learning system for decision-making in the presented clinical situations.
  • All 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 course 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 newborn feeding, you will obtain a Postgraduate Certificate from TECH Technological University"

Its teaching staff includes specialists of recognized prestige in the field of neonatology, who bring to this training the experience of their work in the main health centers in the country.

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.

This program is designed around Problem Based Learning, whereby the nursing professional must try to solve various typical professional practice situations that arise during the course. 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.

This program offers training in simulated environments, which provides an immersive learning experience designed to train for real-life 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 the team of professionals knowledgeable about the implications of training in daily nursing practice in the neonatal intensive care unit, aware of the relevance of current training in the professional, ensuring the approach of the main issues in the current development of care for the critical newborn patient.

This Postgraduate Certificate in Newborn Feeding for Nurses contains the most complete and up to date scientific program on the market"

Module 1. Important Aspects of Neonatology

1.1. Differences between Newborn, Child and Adolescent.
1.2. Neonatal Stages.

1.2.1. Neonatal Stages at Gestational Age.
1.2.2. Neonatal Stages for Birthweight.
1.2.3. Preterm Newborn.
1.2.4. Post Term Newborn.

1.3. Anatomical and Physiological Characterictics of a Normal Newborn.

1.3.1. Newborn Somatometry.
1.3.2. Morphological Characteristics.
1.3.3. Physiological Characteristics.

1.4. Complete Physical Examination of the Newborn.

1.4.1. Physical Examination Process.
1.4.2. General Observation.
1.4.3. Head and Neck Region.
1.4.4. Torso Region.
1.4.5. Limb Region.
1.4.6. Neurological Examination.

1.5. Structure and Organisation of the Neonatal Service.

1.5.1. Location of the Neonatology Service.
1.5.2. Equipment and Materials.
1.5.3. Human Resources
1.5.4. Concept of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Calculation and Layout of Cribs. Physical Space in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Equipment and Material in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Human resources in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Profiles and Roles: “Nursing Team” Operating System “Primary Nursing”

Module 2. Newborn Feeding: Breastfeeding / Formula Feeding and Feeding of the Admitted NB

2.1. General Aspects of a Newborn’s diet.
2.2. Requirements and Feeding Objectives of the Breastfeeding Infant.
2.3. Breastfeeding.
2.4. Enteral Nutrition.

2.4.1. Indications for Enteral Feeding.
2.4.2. Contraindications for Enteral Feeding.
2.4.3. Enteral Feeding Methods.

2.5. Parenteral Nutrition

2.5.1. Indications for Parenteral Feeding.
2.5.2. Contraindications for Parenteral Feeding.
2.5.3. Vein Administration Routes.
2.5.4. Recommendations for the Monitoring of Administration Routes.
2.5.5. Components of Parenteral Nutrition.
2.5.6. Preparation and Administration of Parenteral Nutrition.
2.5.7. Controls.
2.5.8. Complications.
2.5.9. Withdrawal of Parenteral Nutrition.

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