Also known as cot death, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, SID is the sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of an apparently well infant. In the UK, at least 300 babies die suddenly and unexpectedly every year. Being able to reduce the risk of any sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of an apparently well infant is a tremendous opportunity for everyone involved in a baby’s care.
This e-learning course has been developed to promote and support key safe baby sleeping messages, raising the awareness of parents, family members or other people who come into contact with families. On completion, learners will have an increased understanding of what can be done to keep sleeping babies as safe as possible.
On completion of this course learners will know:
- Your key messages
- How to keep sleeping babies safe
- How to locate and provide supplementary resources.
Areas covered include:
- Welcome and Learning Outcomes
- Key Messages
- Keeping Sleeping Babies Safe
- How to locate and provide supplementary resources
- Summary and Learning Outcomes
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
This course is for any person in any work or family setting in contact with a baby, including the voluntary sector, nursery staff, healthcare assistants/professionals, social workers etc.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.