Neonatal Nursing Fellowship Class- Cardiac and Respiratory
Bedside NICU nurses require knowledge related to cardiac and respiratory physiology. This course will increase knowledge for the bedside nurse that will enhance communication to the multidisciplinary team
Upon completion of this course the learner will be able to:
- Describe appropriate ventilation strategies utilized for the neonatal patient.
- Describe the anatomy of congenital heart defects in the newborn.
- State the treatment for common neonatal arrhythmias
- Describe the cycle of PPHN and the action of nitric oxide on the pulmonary vasculature. Identify landmarks, tubes, lines, and radiographic findings on neonatal x-rays.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is _5_ contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 5.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation