Neonatal Integumentary System

Program Date: January 2012
Continuing Education Units: Nurse 1.5 Contact Hours

Course 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.
  • Media Format(s): Interactive PDF(English)

Course Instructor Bio(s)

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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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