Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) New Instructor Course

Event Details:


November 2 & 3, 2017 


Regina General Hospital

1440 14th Ave

Regina, SK


Instructor Course Poster:   Click Here

To register for the NRP Instructor course you must complete an Application Form and submit an Institutional Support Form. ( Click Here to download the Course Application Package). Please refer to the information on this website below regarding the eligibility requirements.

Once your documents have been reviewed, you will be notified by e-mail regarding your application and provided with information to proceed in registering for the Course. Please remit your application and Institutional Support Form no later than November 10 to allow adequate time for review of your application.

Course Fees:
__ $425.00 + $21.25 GST = $446.25 (Includes the NRP Instructor Manual (5th. ed.)
__ $350.00 + $17.50 GST = $367.50 (Reduced fee used for registrants how have access to the Instructor Manual for review)

Eligibility requirements for the NRP Instructor Course:

To become an NRP Instructor, you must meet the eligibility requirements as established by the Canadian Paediatrics Society and the Saskatchewan NRP Advisory Committee.

  • One of the following: Licensed Physician (Resident or Fellow), Registered Nurse, Registered Respiratory Therapist, or Registered Midwife.
  • Work for and have the support of an organization that provides newborn care and will support neonatal education programming.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience providing obstetrical / neonatal care, including a minimum of 2 years’ experience as an NRP Provider
  • Completed a NRP Provider course (all Lessons with Advanced Megacode) in the past 24 months
  • Completed all lessons of the 7th edition Online Exam prior to the course.

If you are applying for the NRP Instructor course from outside the province of Saskatchewan, you will need a letter of support for the province/regional committee where you will be teaching prior to being accepted into the course.

If you have questions about your eligibility or completing the Application Form, please contact the SK Provincial NRP Coordinator, Roxanne Laforge at 306-966-7792; or

Pre-course Preparation:

Participants are expected to review the following course materials:

  • Review the 7th Edition Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation.
  • The NRP Instructor Manual 2011. All NRP Instructors and Instructor Candidates must have their own copy or be able to have access to the manual through their organization. The manual is included in the course registration fee unless the participant has a copy of the manual, in which you may register for a reduced fee.
  • Review the 7th edition (2016) Neonatal Resuscitation Textbook. Additional Canadian resources pertaining to the 7th edition should be reviewed and can be found at Please note:  Participants are responsible to obtain their own copy of the Provider textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation which can be ordered
  • Participants will be expected to show proficiency in performing an Advanced Megacode, as well as prepare & present the teaching of a Performance Skills Station of approximately 10 minutes in length. Further information will be included in your confirmation letter. It is highly recommended that you practice NRP skills with your NRP site Instructor prior to attending the course.

Registration as a NRP Instructor:

Participants are eligible to register with the Canadian Pediatric Society as an NRP Instructor following successful completion of the NRP Instructor course & at least 1 “Team Teaching” evaluations during an NRP Provider course supervised by an NRP Instructor Trainer or Delegate as identified by the IT.  Following the Team Teach, the new Instructor must remit a completed Instructor registration form and Instructor fee of $115.00 + $5.75 GST = $120.75 to the CPS to obtain instructor status. To maintain Instructor status, Instructors must teach a minimum of 2 NRP courses in two years, remit Instructors fees every three years to the CPS and regularly update their status in accordance with the Canada Pediatrics Society and Saskatchewan NRP Steering Committee guidelines. The Instructor MUST be registered with the Canadian Pediatric Society.

Saskatchewan Medical Association (SMA) Education Bank

Up to three thousand dollars ($3000.00) of fees for recognized continuing medical education (CME) activities can be recovered each year by Saskatchewan physicians from the CME fund as managed by the SMA.

For Information Regarding the NRP Provider Program:

Roxanne Laforge, RN, MS
Perinatal Education Program
Continuing Medical Education, College of Medicine
Continuing Education & Development for Nurses, College of Nursing
University of Saskatchewan

Phone: (306) 966-7792


Please note that we accept payment only by credit card or institutional/company cheque payable to the University of Saskatchewan. Registrations will not be processed until payment is received. Fees include lunch and event materials.

Refund policy: Cancellations must be received in writing by October 15, 2017 and will be subject to a $100.00 + GST administration fee. Refunds will not be considered after October 15, 2017. Continuing Medical Education cannot accept registration substitutions. The University of Saskatchewan, Division of Continuing Medical Education reserves the right to cancel the course due to insufficient registration or circumstances beyond our control. Each registrant will be notified with a full refund following. Continuing Medical Education, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any other costs including, but not limited to, airline or hotel penalties.

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