MANNTA Training Courses
Are you just starting out in the childcare industry or do you have experience but wish to specialise in a particular field?
At Silentnight Nannies we offer a bespoke range of MANNTA ™ training courses covering several specialist areas. All our courses have been accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) London giving candidates a universally recognised qualification, helping push their career to the next level.
MANNTA Maternity Nurse Practitioner Course – Level 3 OCN Accredited
Our Maternity Nurse Training Course is ideal for those wishing to obtain a formal qualification towards becoming maternity nurses, as well as those already working with babies. The course covers all subjects relevant from the time the newborn baby arrives in the home, the support needed by the parent, the substantial importance that early encouragement, stimulation and play represent in the baby’s development, breast feeding and bottle feeding methods, care in the instances of multiple births and premature births, the establishment of sleep patterns, maintaining a hygienic environment, care of the newborn baby’s health and post pregnancy care for the mother. We will help you compose a perfect CV and assist you in finding work as a qualified Maternity Nurse.
The Course Content:
The Role, duties and responsibilities of a Maternity Nurse.
Safety and Hygiene.
Health and Care of Newborns; Bathing, skin and hair care; Cord care.
Infant skin problems.
Illness and temperatures, Colic.
Detecting the Signs of Reflux.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Sleep in Newborns.
Settling unhappy babies; Infant soothing techniques.
Routines – Sleeping and Feeding.
Health and Care of Post Natal Mothers; Diet and nutrition; Healing, Rest, Postnatal depression, Post Caesarean care.
Breast Feeding; positioning, attachment; expressing, overcoming difficulties.
Preparation of Infant Formula; Sterilizing; Bottle Feeding.
Gaining Newborn Experience.
Care of premature babies, multiple births.
Working in peoples’ homes.
Self Employment, Contracts.
Interviews; Composing an outstanding CV.
Finding Employment as a Maternity Nurse; Working with Agencies.
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MANNTA Sleep Training Course – Level 3 OCN Accredited
Our Sleep Training course is ideal for nannies, maternity nurses and child-carers aiming to gain additional knowledge or to specialise in sleep training as a part of their career. Working as a sleep training professional you will be engaging with parents in urgent need of advice and support, and a flexible approach to providing the parents with the right techniques and advice for their baby or child in a comfortable environment. Considerate and effective communication will quickly result in recommendations from your clients.
The Course Content
The role of the Sleep Training Professional
Physiology and psychology of sleep and the importance of sleep in babies and young children
The relationship between diet, nutrition and sleep in babies and children
Installing good sleep habits in babies 0-3 months, and 3-6 months
Developing sleep training techniques from 6 months
Understanding common sleep problems in babies and children, including refusal to sleep, and how to advise parents accordingly
Less common sleep problems; night terrors, head banging, sleep apnoea, circadian rhythm disorders
Different theories and approaches regarding definition of a sleep disorder
REM and non-REM; relevance of sleep cycles and the role of melatonin
The relationship between routine and sleep, including nap times
Stumbling blocks to success
Developing a specific action plan appropriate to the needs of the baby, child and parents
Implementation of a positive routine with twins and multiples, including multiple children in one room
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, understanding current government guidance as regards SIDS and how to implement it in practice
Travelling with babies and children, including jet lag
Transition from cot to bed; changing rooms
Working with parents; understanding different cultural and family perspectives which may need to be taken into consideration when addressing sleep routines
Understanding how to support parents in achieving a positive sleep environment
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Our Care of Multiples Course is ideal for all child-
The Course Content
Tandem feeding and establishing a successful feeding routine
Establishing routines for multiples
Supporting twin development
Care of low birth weight babies
Supporting parents of multiples
Sleep in multiples and safe sleep
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MANNTA Paediatric First Aid Course
For Ofsted, CSSIW and Scottish requirement for Early Years
Our 12 hour Paediatric First Aid Course is perfect for people working or looking to work within the childcare industry including Maternity Nurses, Night Nannies, Daily Nannies, Au Pairs, and Child Minders who care for children and babies up to 8 years of age.
This essential course is held at our Kensington training location on the first Saturday of every month from 10am until 5pm, Candidates will learn and demonstrate the correct paediatric first aid skills they may one day need to handle an emergency situation. Candidates are them given 4 weeks to complete the theory part of the course from the comfort of their home.
This Paediatric First Aid course is also very popular with parents and grandparents
Paediatric First Aid Course Content
- The role of a First Aider
- How to handle emergency situations
- First Aid Kits
- Communication and Casualty Care
- Bleeding and Burns
- Epilepsy, Asthma, Sickle Cell & Diabetes
- Allergic Reactions
- Choking and Resuscitating
- Head, Neck & Back injuries
- Eye injuries
- Foreign Objects
- Suspected Fractures
- Poisoning, Bites and Stings
- Effects of Extreme Heat & Cold
- Febrile Convulsions
- Recognising and responding to meningitis and other sudden serious illness
- Recoding accidents and incidents
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