Helping Babies Breathe® 2nd Edition Master Trainer Course

Oct 28, 2021 from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. (ET)

Course overview

This one-day Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Master Trainer Course, 2nd edition, is designed to provide participants with neonatal resuscitation skills and prepare them to train others in the initial steps of neonatal resuscitation. The HBB curriculum, which focuses on the Golden Minute after birth, is specifically designed for low-resource environments and has been shown to significantly reduce neonatal mortality and fresh stillbirths. HBB is an initiative of the American Academy of Pediatrics in collaboration with other global health organizations.


After attending this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify key messages of HBB
  2. Successfully carry out all the exercises (Preparation, Routine Care for All Babies, the Golden Minute, and Continued Ventilation with Normal or Slow Heart Rate)
  3. Demonstrate mastery of bag and mask ventilation (skill check)
  4. Successfully complete the written/verbal knowledge check and OSCE A and B
  5. Demonstrate presentation of HBB content, including key messages from the Facilitator Flip Chart and incorporation of all the HBB learning materials
  6. Facilitate small groups learning with participants of various ability levels
  7. Evaluate learner performance
  8. Prepare and supervise participants in continued learning in the workplace
  9. Access resources to plan and evaluate courses

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