Non-Invasive Ventilation

Course Overview - Non-Invasive Ventilation

This course provides an understanding of how to care for a child or young person requiring Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV).


Course Content


  • What is Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV)
  • Why is NIV required
  • Different types of NIV
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the respiratory system
  • What you need to know
  • How the ventilator works
  • Setting up the circuits
  • Humidification
  • Problem Solving
  • Competency framework training record sign off (if required)

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Courses are bespoke and individualised to the needs of the child or young adult.  Training courses will provide staff with the  skills required to meet the individual needs of each child or young adult.  


All our training courses are based on current NHS best practice and are competence based and assessed against nationally recognised standards.

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