Category Archives: NICU Track for New Grad RN’s

Anticipating Neonatal Resuscitation

Anticipating Neonatal Resuscitation

Anticipating performing neonatal resuscitation is the key for a successful outcome of neonatal cardiac and respiratory arrest. Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses are responsible for attending High Risk deliveries. Additionally, NICU nurses are also responsible for performing neonatal resuscitation as part of a team. Most importantly, it will be imperative that the NICU nurse have knowledge of what to anticipate for

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A NICU Nurse’s Story

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a remarkable unit for the reason that it encompasses compassion, critical thinking, plus the management of a sick or premature newborn. It takes an extraordinary person to become a nurse, but even more so, it takes a courageous and persevering individual to become a NICU nurse. As a former NICU nurse with over

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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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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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BabyFriendly(tm) Lactation Training

Birth & Beyond Lactation Training is a California initiative to provide hospital staff training for BabyFriendly ™. Most noteworthy, hospitals applying for BabyFriendly ™ status need nurses who have completed an approved lactation course. Moreover, the importance of breastfeeding through the first six months of life and beyond has been researched and documented. Research continues to prove that Breast milk » 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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