Neonatal Integumentary System

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Program Date: January 2012
Continuing Education Units: Nurse 1.5 Contact Hours
 
Program Objectives:
* Describe the embryologic development of the skin.

* Identify the structural differences between infant and adult skin.

* Describe the common variations seen in newborn skin.

* Define the origin and corresponding skin manifestations of neonatal skin infections.

* Describe recommended clinical skin care practices for the neonate.

Authors:
Joanne McManus Kuller, RN, MS and Carolyn Lund, RN, MS, FAAN
Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialists
Intensive Care Nursery
Children's Hospital and Research Center
Oakland, California

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