My Elective Presentation By Emily Mitchell (Children’s Nurse) Aims and objectives for my Elective. • 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 setting. • 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 Conclusion • • • • • Communication skills Team working Family Centered care Airway management Drug calculations Thank you for listening. Any questions ?