My Elective Presentation
By Emily Mitchell
(Children’s Nurse)
Aims and objectives for my
• Improve knowledge and skills when working with premature
babies and the complications that present themselves at birth.
• To have an opportunity to work with families in an intensive care
• Become more familiar with working in a multidisciplinary team.
• To gain more experience with babies on long term and short
term ventilation.
My Role
• What was it ?
• Did I feel comfortable?
• Did I feel uncomfortable?
Unit lay out
• Intensive care - 6 cot spaces
• High Dependency - 6 cot spaces
• Special Care - 8 cot spaces
Communication skills
Team working
Family Centered care
Airway management
Drug calculations
Thank you for listening.
Any questions ?