Category Archives: NICU Track for New Grad RN’s

How to do NRP Skills Step by Step

Neonatal resuscitation NRP Skills

This article provides healthcare providers with a step-by-step guide on how to successfully accomplish your NRP skills session as well as the E-sims portion of the AAP NRP exam. Initial Neonatal Resuscitation is all about being ready. If you are not ready, your resuscitation will be inefficient. This is why it’s essential to have your American Academy of Pediatrics NRP

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Anticipating Neonatal Resuscitation

Anticipating Neonatal Resuscitation

The American Academy of Pediatrics Neonatal Resuscitation Program, NRP, is a critical certification for all Obstetrical healthcare providers including midwives. Most importantly, anticipating plus performing effective neonatal resuscitation is the key for a successful outcome if neonatal cardiac or respiratory arrest occurs. Furthermore, Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses are responsible for attending High Risk deliveries. In addition, NICU nurses are also

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A NICU Nurse’s Story

It takes an extraordinary person to become a nurse. Even more so, it take a courageous  individual to become a Neonatal Intensive Care nurse. Of my 50+ years of nursing in a variety of clinical settings I treasure my NICU experience the most. I remember “swaddling” and holding solitary infants each Christmas Eve. Embracing a tiny infant always made me

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Become a Breastfeeding Advocate

Breastfeeding Education

Education for professionals, or the lack of it, has been and continues to be a barrier to breastfeeding. A healthcare provider’s attitude, personal beliefs and values can greatly impact a mother’s ability to initiate or maintain breastfeeding. Certainly, the lack of support from healthcare providers is related to the difficulties healthy women experience with breastfeeding. Despite efforts to improve breastfeeding management, healthcare

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AAP NRP Skills

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Skills About Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) The AAP Neonatal Resuscitation Program is a required certification for all healthcare providers who come into contact with newborns.  The AAP NRP Skills course format requires learners to first study Neonatal Resuscitation material, then complete an online exam. After completing the AAP NRP exam, learners must then attend an interactive » Read more

Baby-Friendly Hospital

Baby Friendly USA

World Breastfeeding Week is around the corner, August 1-7, 2016! If your dream job is working with moms and babies all day long, your ears might e screaming in pain from hearing about the BabyFriendly Hospital Initiative. A little known fact is that in California, BabyFriendly training is also called Birth&Beyond approved. That’s the state program that distributes the funding

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Birth and Beyond Lactation Training

Baby Friendly USA Birth & Beyond Lactation Training for Healthcare ProvidersBecome a Nurse Advocate for BreastfeedingLearn how to protect, promote and support exclusive breastfeeding with our wonderful RN Educator, Timea Wegener About Birth and Beyond Lactation Training To summarize, in the Baby Friendly USA Birth and Beyond Lactation course, students will learn to implement the 10 steps to successful breastfeeding. In » Read more

AHA NRP Courses

AAP/AHA NRP Neonatal Resuscitation Program Skills, Online Test

American Heart Association Neonatal Resuscitation Program (AHA/AAP NRP) Be a Baby Saver with the American Heart Association & American Academy of Pediatrics! This course is for Nurses, and RTs working in the Maternal Child Care Cluster – LD and NICU. ———————————————————————————————- Classes Offered Mon-Sat  Mon-Sat in Costa Mesa Tue, Wed & Fri in San Diego Ask about Assisted NRP for

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