Newborn Baby Care, Short Course | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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About

Newborn Baby care skills. Gain skills in newborn baby care, safety, & health including breastfeeding, safe sleep, & screenings with this Newborn Baby Care Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado System.

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Overview

A newborn baby is an amazing beautiful life filled with hope. Unfortunately, many babies die or experience preventable harm even in 21st century. It is imperative that babies who are born healthy get off to a healthy start in the first month of life. There are some easy tenets of care to implement that help ensure that babies and families get off to a healthy start no matter where they are in the world. 

The programme

In this Newborn Baby Care Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Colorado System learners will acquire the skills necessary for newborn baby care to optimize their health in the hours, days and weeks after they are born.

The courses are designed to move the learner through the progression of care for healthy newborns in the first month of life. The first half of the specialization consists of clinical provisions such as initial medical interventions and screenings, health assessments and resulting diagnoses. The second half focuses on care provided at home including transport and sleep safety, nutrition, and parental and caregiver bonding.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Preventative Healthcare for the Newborn Baby
  • The Newborn Assessment
  • Guidance to Keep Newborn Babies Safe and Healthy
  • Supporting Parents of a Newborn Baby
  • Newborn Capstone

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 6 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • No prior experience required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 6 months.

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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