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Neonatal Emergency Care (NEC) workshop- Port Hedland- registrations now open!

10 March - 11 March

Workshop details

The Neonatal Emergency Care course is combined training for medical practitioners, GP obstetricians and midwives.  The workshop provides obstetric teams with the necessary skills to effectively manage problems which may occur during delivery and post-natal care.

Day One − Neonatal Resuscitation Program

  • Understanding the physiology of normal transition at birth;
  • Understanding approaches to neonatal resuscitation;
  • Participant demonstration of proficient resuscitation skills;
  • Participant demonstration of the ability to lead full neonatal resuscitation and co-ordinate the response of others; and
  • Understanding how lessons learnt can be implemented to improve care in the local setting.

Day Two – Emergency Neonatal Care

  • Stabilisation of the sick neonate;
  • Advanced clinical skills including insertion of umbilical vein catheter/umbilical artery catheter and pneumothorax management; and
  • Common neonatal problems – detailed interactive teaching scenarios.


Open to all GPs, GPOs, ED Doctors & Nurses, Medical Practitioners and Midwives.  There will be limited places available in the workshop.  Priority will be given to those living and working in the region.


All confirmed participants will receive written confirmation via email of their place in this workshop approximately 4-6 weeks prior to the workshop with information and materials posted once confirmed a place.

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact the Continuing Professional Development Team at CPD@ruralhealthwest.com.au or 08 6389 4500. Thank you.


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