Product Details

The NRP 8th Edition introduces a new educational methodology to better meet the needs of health care professionals who manage the newly born baby. 

NRP is an educational program that introduces the concepts and skills of neonatal resuscitation. In Canada, NRP is administered by the Canadian Paediatric Society and is designed to teach individuals and teams who may be required to resuscitate newborn babies. NRP course content is evidence-based

The NRP is an educational program designed to teach individuals and teams who may be required to resuscitate newborn babies. Completion of an NRP course does not mean that an individual is competent to perform the skills of neonatal resuscitation. Roles and Responsibilities of the NRP Provider

Deliver care according to current national standards of care relevant to their profession and experience, recognizing that NRP is an educational tool and does not imply or regulate clinical competence.

Review and perform all components of the NRP Course on a regular basis, including new guidelines.

Know their own limitations, and seek resources and assistance when required.


New Format

1. Online Component:

The NRP 8th Edition Exam offers two new levels of learning: NRP Essentials, which covers lessons 1-4 of the NRP 8th Edition textbook, and NRP Advanced, which covers lessons 1-11.

The exam is managed by and purchased through RQI Partners (RQI).

Price: $58 + tax

Learners have unlimited attempts to pass the exam; a passing mark is 80% in each section. Upon successful completion of the exam, learners will receive an online examination verification certificate and certificate of continuing education

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2. 8th Edition Book

Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care of the Neonate. Click here to purchase the book.


3. In Person Course

Once you complete the online portion you must register for a in person course within 30 days.

Topics Includes:

Team work and preparation

Perform initial steps in neonatal resuscitation

Ventilate a neonate

Alternative Airways

Chest compressions

Understand medications used for resuscitation

Special circumstances