Neonatal Nursing Fellowship Class- Metabolic and Nutrition
This program will help nurse fellows gain knowledge of nutritional needs, anticipate patients nutritional needs and communicate the needs to the interdisciplinary team
Following this course, the nurse will be able to:
Discuss nursing care priorities related to common NICU procedures
Apply breastfeeding support techniques to a given case scenario
Describe the use of clinical feeding evaluations for NICU patients
Discuss the nutritional needs of preterm and term infants
Calculate GIR and apply it to case scenarios
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