Neonatal Nursing Fellowship Class- Hematology & Infection
There is a need for increased knowledge relating to nicu patients with hematologic and infectious disease processes. This class will provide nursing staff with: an increased understanding of the why for medical interventions and will be able to discuss pertinent details with the medical team
After attending the class the learner will be able to :
1. Describe the coagulation pathways and their application to the NICU patient.
2. Describe the pathophysiology of hyperbilirubinemia in the neonatal population
3. Participate in a neonatal exchange transfusion simulation
4. Discuss the clinical presentation and management of septic newborns
5. Describe pharmacologic principles related to medication administration in the newborn
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 4.5 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.
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.
- 4.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 4.50 Attendance