Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)  Essential Provider- Sept 14  (PM)

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Essential Provider- Sept 14 (PM)

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Niagara Health - St. Catharines Site

1200 Fourth Avenue

St. Catharines, ON L2S 0A9


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Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP ) Program Essential Provide

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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, Lessons 1-4

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

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

(4) This course content delivers curricula for Essentials Providers, which is appropriate for everyone involved in the care of a newborn and who may be called upon to initiate resuscitation including positive pressure ventilation. McMaster Children’s Hospital recommend the essential course to healthcare providers not involved 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.

 Course Content:

- Covers Lessons 1-4 of the 8th Edition of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program.

- Upon completion of this continuing activity, participants should be able to:

• Recognize the principles of neonatal resuscitation.

• Identify the need for resuscitation and how to provide initial steps of resuscitation

• Define the practices for preparing for resuscitation.

• State the knowledge and skills essential to provide positive-pressure ventilation during neonatal resuscitation.


(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 Essential Provider 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 Lesson 1-4 in preparation for the required online exam.

Completion of the 8th Edition NRP Essential Provider 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.

Please to go our website for essential information:

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


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

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

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

• Transfers to a future course date can be requested up to 3 weeks before the start of the course. To transfer to a future course, please email us and include your order number and the course date that you would like to attend. Transfers are subject to availability. 

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