Healthcare personnel attending the course will be able to work together to provide post-resuscitation/pre-transport care to newborns.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- State the risk factors and treatment of neonatal hypoglycemia
- Describe the consequences of neonatal hypothermia and state nursing interventions to prevent heat loss
- Discuss indications for therapeutic hypothermia
- Discuss the presentation of respiratory distress in the newborn period
- State the correct interpretation of given blood gases
- Describe the three major causes of shock in infants
- Discuss maternal and neonatal risk factors for infection
- State the correct interpretation of a given CBC result
- Describe ways to support families in crisis situations
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 6.25 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.
- 6.25 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 6.25 Attendance