STABLE provides neonatal focused education. This activity will better prepare novice NICU RNs to work with the rest of the healthcare team to provide care for the NICU patient.
Following this presentation, the learner will be able to:
State risk factors and treatment of neonatal hypoglycemia.
Describe the three major causes of shock in infants.
Describe the consequences of neonatal hypothermia and state nursing interventions to prevent heat loss.
Discuss maternal and neonatal risk factors for infection.
State the correct interpretation of a given CBC result
State the correct interpretation of given blood gases
.Discuss the presentation of respiratory distress in the newborn period.
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 6.5 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.
- 6.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation