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CHHHS Midwifery learning packages: Newborn examination

Guide for Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service Midwifery learning packages and resources

Newborn examination

Professional development plans

Newborn examination

The Routine Examination of the Neonate (Activity & Learning Package) has been developed for you to further extend your role developing the knowledge and skills required to competently perform a full and detailed examination of the well term neonate.


In order to achieve completion of your assessment you will be required to successfully complete the  Routine Examination of the Neonate (Activity & Learning Package)and to complete a midwifery skills assessment for Examination of the Newborn. Submit to the Midwifery educator - evidence of competency can then be recorded on the Trendcare education database.


For further information relating to learning packages and midwifery education within CHHHS, contact:

Rita Ball

Midwifery Educator | Women's Health Unit | Nursing and Midwifery Education & Research Unit | Cairns & Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

Email | Tel. 07 4226 6470

P: +61 7 4226 6679 | E:
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