Obstetrical Nursing: Newborn Stabilization and Care

Program Date: 10 August 2017
Publication Date: 2013
Continuing Education Units: 1.0 Nurse Contact Hours

Course Description:

While most births occur naturally and without complication, some do not. By understanding basic newborn stabilization and care practices, the nurse can help to create a positive delivery outcome for her patients.

Course Objectives:

  • Discuss physiological changes that occur at birth that allow the neonate to adapt to life outside the uterus
  • Assess and provide for the stabilization needs of the healthy neonate
  • Explain the use of the Apgar test
  • Describe the key steps that must take place if the newborn is suffering from respiratory distress
  • Media Format(s): Video (English)
  • Run Time: 20 Minutes
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