Patient Care in the NICU: Death of a Neonate

Program Date: 30 July 2020
Publication Date: 30 July 2020
Continuing Education Units: Nurse Contact: 0.5

Course Description:

In this course, you’ll describe the decision-making process involved in life-saving interventions and when such measures should be suspended; identify steps that should be taken to provide the family appropriate support; discuss the option of hospice care if parents would like to take their child home; and identify the needs of the staff in the event of the death of the neonate. This program series was developed by Medcom, Inc.

Course Objectives:

•Describe the decision-making process involved in life-saving interventions and when such measures should be suspended.
•During the decision-making process, identify the steps that should be taken to provide the family appropriate support.
•Discuss the option of hospice care if parents would like to take their child home.
•Identify the needs of the staff in the event of the death of the neonate.
  • Run Time: 17
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