The Professional Qualification Course in Helping Babies Breathe has two components: online and in-person. The online component provides critical information about maternal health, newborn care, and management of common newborn diseases.



Following is the general schedule of the in-person section; a hands-on skills learning experience that includes role-playing, peer-to-peer training and practice throughout.


8:00      Registration/Networking

9:00      Dialogue – Causes of Neonatal Death; Introduction to HBB Program

9:30      Ventilation with Bag and Mask

10:00    Preparation for a Birth (emphasis on linkage among HBB learning materials)

 11:00    Routine Care (emphasis on learning with the neonatal simulator)

12:00     Lunch

1:00       The Golden Minute® (clear airway and stimulate breathing)

1:30       The Golden Minute (ventilation)

2:30      Continued Ventilation with Normal and Slow Heart Rate

3:00      Participant Evaluations – Mastering the Action Plan

4:00      Evaluation of Learner Knowledge and Performance

4:30      Implementation of HBB in resource limited setting

5:00      Conclusion


* In-Person Section schedule is subject to change