Neonatal Resuscitation (NeoResus)

The NeoResus program is a specialised training program to train healthcare professionals in newborn resuscitation. The aim is to provide participants with evidence-based skills in assessment, intervention and crisis resource management. This full-day program is designed to offer participants with varying levels of experience in newborn resuscitation the opportunity to learn in an interprofessional and simulation based environment.

Skills and knowledge developed during this course:

  • Initial steps of assessment of a newborn baby after birth
  • Determining a baby’s requirement for assistance to establish and maintain effective breathing
  • Assisting the baby to breathe using a variety of positive pressure ventilation devices
  • Providing external chest compressions if initial resuscitation measures fail to restore adequate circulation
  • Endotracheal intubation and strapping
  • Establishing vascular access during a resuscitation at birth
  • Administration of drugs and volume expanders during newborn resuscitation

Who should complete this course?

  • Nurses and Midwives working with newborns and neonates
  • Neonatal trainees
  • Paediatricians and Paediatric trainees
  • Obstetricians and Obstetric trainees
  • G.P. Obstetricians
  • Anaesthetists and Anaesthetic trainees
  • Paramedics


This course is run in Mater Education’s world-class clinical simulation facility, and facilitated by our interprofessional educational and simulation experts.
Mater Education
Level 4, Duncombe Building
Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane QLD 4101
For more information and a campus map visit the contact page.

Duration and cost

NeoResus is a one-day day program (seven contact hours) including lectures, skill-stations and simulation-based scenarios. This program also has pre-course requirements including three to four hours of pre-reading and both a pre- and post-course quiz which must be completed to obtain a certificate of completion.

Cost (includes lunch and refreshments)—$400 (incl. GST)
10% discount available for Mater People

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