Neonatal Cardiovascular System

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Program Date: July 2010
Continuing Education Units: Nurse 2.0 Contact Hours
 
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Purpose:

To present the embryology, pathophysiology and management of the neonatal cariovascular system.

Purpose:
To present the embryology, pathophysiology and management of the neonatal cardiovascular system.

Program Objectives:
* List the five structures involved with neonatal circulation and compare their functions before and after birth.

* Identify the normal range for vital signs in a newborn.

* Name the three different dysrhythimias and recognize each on rhythm strip.

* Compare the etiology and treatment of three types of shock.

* Describe the etiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic procedures, and treatment options of congestive heart failure.

* List the categories and examples of congenital heart defects.

* Describe the major clinical presentation and/or circulatory abnormality of a congenital heart defect in each of the four categories.

Faculty Name:
Dianne S. Charsha, RN, MSN, NNP-BC
SVP of Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer
Cooper University Hospital
Camden, New Jersey

Program Date: July 2010



Media Format(s): Interactive PDF(English)

Continuing Education Units: Nurse 2.0 Contact Hours

*at no charge