Essential Newborn Care 2

Essential Newborn Care2

Assessment and Continue Care

The Essential Newborn Care 2 (ENC 2) helps healthcare workers provide better care to newborns after the first 60 minutes of life.

Essential Newborn Care 2

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Who is this course for

All team members who care for mothers and and babies at birth and in the newborn phase.

What they will learn

A course by WHO

ENC 2 is part of WHO’s Essential Newborn Care Course. It was developed together with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Course components

Action Plan — guide the learning and can be a job aid in the facility.

Online course — A tool for facilitators and participants that gives them the flexibility to train remotely or face-to-face, enhanced with demonstration videos.

Flip Chart —An educational tool to assist facilitators during training.

Provider Guide and Simulation Practice Cards — Supports participants to continue practice and improved quality of care.

NeoNatalie, PreemieNatalie and MamaBreast Simulators — While a variety of simulators may be used for this module, we recommend these. They are a low cost, portable, and durable option which allows for realistic simulation.

Our approach to learning

The Helping Mothers and Babies Survive courses have a common methodology, based on the evidence that better learning outcomes result from:

  • Targeted, repetitive interventions
  • Case-based simulation practice
  • On-site training in teams

About AAP

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) together with the WHO developed the ENC 1 course, with the support of volunteer AAP fellows and liaisons from multiple disciplines.

AAP is committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for ALL infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. ENC 1 focuses on the “ALL” that is prominent in the AAP mission. Especially in the under-served global population of newborns.

ENC 1 is a WHO course

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