Open Access Study protocol

Capacity building of nurses providing neonatal care in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: methods for the POINTS of care project to enhance nursing education and reduce adverse neonatal outcomes

Brian A Darlow1*, Andrea A Zin2, Gina Beecroft3, Maria EL Moreira4 and Clare E Gilbert5

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Paediatrics, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand

2 Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Instituto Fernandes Figuera, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

3 Neonatal Service, Christchurch Women's Hospital, Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New Zealand

4 Neonatologist, Instituto Fernandes Figuera, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5 International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

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BMC Nursing 2012, 11:3  doi:10.1186/1472-6955-11-3

Published: 12 March 2012

Additional files

Additional file 1:

PoC Tick sheet.

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Additional file 2:

PoC Instruction for nurses.

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Additional file 3:

PoC Mini-course on pain in the newborn.

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Additional file 4:

PoC Mini-course on management of oxygen in babies with respiratory distress.

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Additional file 5:

PoC Mini-course on newborn infection.

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Additional file 6:

PoC Mini-course on newborn nutrition.

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Additional file 7:

PoC Mini-course on temperature control in the newborn.

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Additional file 8:

Mini-course on supportive care in the newborn.

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