Neonatal Resuscitation Program NRP*


Start 6 December, 2020, 8 30 AM

End 12 30 PM


1200 Main Street W




HSC 4H26c

Contact Info

McMaster University, CHSE

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 22671




Will be held in person with appropriate PPE and Physical Distancing
HSC 4H26c

Registration Fees: $150; Students $100

“Registration is reserved for McMaster students and health care professionals with privileges at HHS”


The Program: NRP is an educational program that introduces the concepts and skills of neonatal resuscitation. In Canada, NRP is administered by the Canadian Paediatric Society and is designed to teach individuals and teams who may be required to resuscitate newborn babies. NRP course content is evidence-based and delivered across Canada.  It consists of an online and in-person component.  Learners are required to 1) review the NRP Textbook, 2) complete an online examination and 3) attend an in person workshop.


Target Audience: Any licensed or regulated health professional (or student of a licensed or regulated health profession) expected to participate in neonatal resuscitation


Objectives: Introduce participants to the following concepts of neonatal resuscitation in a stimulated, inter-professional learning environment:

  • Foundations of neonatal resuscitation
  • Preparing for resuscitation
  • Initial steps of newborn care
  • Positive pressure ventilation
  • Alternative airways: endotracheal tubes and laryngeal masks
  • Chest compression
  • Medications
  • Post-resuscitation care
  • Special considerations
  • Ethics at the end of life

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