Neonatal Nursing Fellowship Class- Metabolic and Nutrition
This course was designed so the bedside nurse will gain an understanding of principles of neonatal nutrition, glucose homeostasis, glucose infusion rates and total parental nutrition. Recognizing the signs and symptoms of neonatal dysphagia can aid in a more timely diagnosis and interventions.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Identify risk factors and nursing interventions related to glucose and electrolytes in the neonatal population
- Discuss care priorities related to common NICU procedures
- Discuss the use of TPN for nutritional support of the neonate and demonstrate knowledge via case studies
- Demonstrate the ability to apply breastfeeding support in the NICU via case study responses
- State interventions to support feeding in the neonate with dysphagia
- Describe the nutritional needs of term and preterm NICU patients
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 5.0 contact hour(s).
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
- 5.00 Attendance