Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)  Advanced Provider - May 11

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Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Advanced Provider - May 11

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider

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Niagara Health System - St. Catherines 1200 Fourth Avenue St. Catherines, ON L2S 0A9 Canada

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  • 8 hours
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Training in the Neonatal Resuscitation Program is a three-step process including:

(1) Self-directed learning using the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation - 8th Edition,

(2) Successful completion of an on-line knowledge exam, and

(3) Attendance at a day-long classroom session for hands-on skill development, practice, and testing.

(4) McMaster Children Hospital recommend this course for HCP who participate in deliveries.

Our NRP instructors are a combination of nurses, physicians, respiratory therapists, and midwives with substantial newborn care experience.

During our NRP courses, participants learn and work together as members of a neonatal resuscitation team.  All participants must learn and practice in the various roles of a neonatal resuscitation team.

  The course tuition does not include the textbook or the online exam fee.

Course Content:

- Covers Lessons 1-11 of the 8th Edition of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program.

- Includes: principles of resuscitation, initial steps of resuscitation, use of resuscitation devices, chest compressions, endotracheal intubation, laryngeal mask airway insertion, umbilical venous cannulation, medication administration, special considerations, and resuscitation of preterm infants and ethics and care at the End of Life.

- Requires successful completion of Advanced Integrated Skills Assessment (practical test) according to the participant's legal scope of practice and practice setting.



(1a) MD, RM, RN, RPN, RRT, GRT, PCP, ACP, CCP, NP, PA, or IMG (or)

(1b) Student - Midwifery (Level 2/3/4) or Student-Medicine/Nursing/Respiratory/Paramedic  (currently enrolled in final year of studies), and

(2) Completion of the 8th Edition online examination prior to attending the classroom session*, and

(3) Adequately rested (Not on service in the 8 hours preceding the course) and physically well enough to be able to fully participate in the course.

 * A paper copy of your NRP Online Exam Certificate of Completion must be submitted during course check-in. After successfully completing the online exam, you need to finish the online Provider Exam Evaluation before the system will release the Exam Certificate of Completion to you.


NRP Course Preparation and Online Examination Details

It is necessary to complete self-directed learning is using the Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation - 8th Edition in preparation for the required online exam.

Completion of the 8th Edition NRP online examination is required prior to arriving for your classroom session.

E-Simulations are available as an optional part of the exam. Many previous NRP course participants have found the e-simulations to be helpful in their preparations for their classroom session, however, they are not mandatory. If you choose to do the e-sims, please note that you will have to complete the e-sims, multiple choice exam questions, and Provider Exam Evaluation before the system will issue your Online Exam certificate of Completion.

The course tuition does not include the textbook or the online exam fee.

For essential details on how to obtain materials and to access the online exam, please use the following link:

McMaster Children's Hospital Simulation, Resuscitation, and Outreach (SiROC) and click on NRP 

Cancellation and Credit Policy

Please note that the following Cancellation/ Credit Policy applies to this course:

• Requests to withdraw from a course (cancel registration) can only be completed through the Eventbrite registration system. Please go to to manage your registration.

• Refunds will be made according to the date of the request based on the following timelines:

More than 3 weeks before the start of the course = 100% of tuition will be refunded. 

Between 2-3 weeks before the start of the course = 75% of tuition will be refunded.  

Less than 2 weeks, but more than 1 week before the start of the course = 50% of tuition will be refunded. . 

1 week or less before the start of the course = No refund

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• If you are unable to attend the course, a friend or colleague can be substituted in your place at no additional charge.

• To transfer to an alternate course date, you must withdraw from the course that you originally registered for and complete the registration process for the course date that you want to attend. Course withdrawal conditions listed above apply.

- No refunds nor credit to reschedule will be issued for withdrawals requested 1 week or less prior to a course. No refunds will be given for “no shows”.