Neonatal Respiratory System

Program Date: February 2012
Continuing Education Units: Nurse 1.0 Contact Hours

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the transition from intrauterine to extrauterine life.
  • Identify the equipment that should be readily available for a neonatal resuscitation.
  • List the medications recommended in the AAP/AHA Neonatal Resuscitation Program.
  • Describe assessment and diagnostic strategies of common neonatal respiratory disorders.
  • Define nursing interventions for managing the infant with respiratory distress.
  • Media Format(s): Interactive PDF(English)

Course Instructor Bio(s)

Sandra L. Gardner, RN, MS, CNS, PNP

Director of Professional Outreach Consultation
Aurora, Colorado

 
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Vicky L. Armstrong, RNC, MSN

VP Neonatal Nursing Services
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, Ohio

 
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