Patient Care in the NICU: Ongoing Care of the Compromised Infant

Program Date: 25 June 2020
Publication Date: 25 June 2020
Continuing Education Units: Nurse Contact: 0.5

Course Description:

In this course, you’ll define persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, pneumothorax, acidosis, hypotension and hypoglycemia; explain the complications and subsequent interventions recommended for feeding difficulties in the newborn; describe the challenges that may be encountered if the neonate has poor temperature control; and discuss the symptoms and treatment for neonatal abstinence syndrome. This program series was developed by Medcom, Inc.

Course Objectives:

•Define persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, pneumothorax, acidosis, hypotension and hypoglycemia.
•Explain the complications and subsequent interventions recommended for feeding difficulties in the newborn.
•Provide descriptions of the challenges that may be encountered if the neonate has poor temperature control.
•Discuss the symptoms and treatment for neonatal abstinence syndrome.
  • Run Time: 25
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