Neonatal, Adult & Paediatric Safe Transfer & Retrieval (NAPSTaR) Course

Neonatal, Adult & Paediatric Safe Transfer & Retrieval (NAPSTaR) Course

€495.00 p/p

2 Days

ALSG Neonatal, Adult and Paediatric Safe Transfer and Retrieval course exists to provide a safe and structured approach to patient transfers The NAPSTaR course objectives are to: - Understand when to transfer - Understand what to do before transfer - Understand how to transfer - Understand what to do after transfer - Demonstrate the systematic transfer process

Course Details

Syllabus - 2-day face-to-face (F2F)

  • STaR Principles
  • Prepare & Package
  • Transporation
  • Simulations
  • Putting ACCEPT into practice
  • Putting it all together
  • Skill Stations
  • Packaging the patient
  • Assessment & Control
  • Communication & Evaluation
  • Securing
  • Providing oxygen during transfers
  • Applying monitors
  • Moving & Handling
  • Untoward events
  • Legal & Safety
  • Assessment and Certification


The NAPSTaR course assessment is a combination of simulation testing and a written MCQ. The course certificate is valid for 4-years

Candidate Criteria

This neonatal, adult and paediatric safe transfer and retrieval programme is for those from a medical, nursing, paramedic background.

Course Format
  • Guideline lecture
  • Discussions
  • Skill stations
  • Scenarios
  • Working in teams
  • Small group work
  • Blended learning
  • Problem-based learning
  • Equipment familiarisation
  • Competency-based assessment
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