Newborn Life Support (NLS) Provider Course


Newborn Life Support (NLS) Provider Course

NLS courses held Third time in Nepal at Dhulikhel Hospital, Auditorium Hall, Kathmandu University Hospital collaboration with University Hospital of North Tees (UK) sponsored by Health Exchange Nepal (HExN) and is for junior doctors, neonatal nurses and midwives who need to learn the basic skills of neonatal resuscitation. The NLS course is base on resuscitation council (UK)which includes lectures on physiology in resuscitation at birth, skill station in airway management, vascular access (Umbilical catheterization) cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with modern simulation Those experienced in resuscitation who wish to certify as providers and possibly go on to become instructors also wish to attend. NLS course is endorsed by Nepal Paediatric society (NEPAS) and accredited by Nepal Medical Association (NMA).

The course is being held on: 27 or 28 June 2018

The cost: NRs 1000/- for all candidates inclusive of manual, lunch and refreshments


The Newborn Life Support (NLS) Provider course has been developed, under the auspices of the Resuscitation Council (UK), to provide clear practical instruction in airway support and the theoretical background to illustrate its importance in resuscitation of babies at birth. It is designed to increase the level of practical skills in airway control amongst the people most frequently called upon for first response.

Aim of the NLS course

To give first responders the background knowledge and skills to competently manage the resuscitation of a newborn infant during the first 10 to 20 minutes This is achieved by concentrating on effective teaching of practical airway management and ventilation support.


One aim of this course is to reduce the anxiety of those entering or working in areas where resuscitation of newborn babies may occur. It hopes to achieve this by imparting appropriate knowledge and providing an opportunity to practice the relevant skills before they have to be used in real life.




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