Critical Infant Moments to the 4th Power

RN Continuing Education Critical Infant Moments to the 4th power 2017 Update

Price: $38

CE: 20 CE

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13004 for 20 contact hours.

Recommended For:

For the Neonatal Nurse. This course is appropriate for Nurses and other healthcare professionals. 

Healthcare Professionals who need to renew their license. This Home Course will review the most recent AHA ACLS Guidelines for adult resuscitation. It’s a step-by-step guide to starting a code, initiating CPR, and designating roles. This  Nurses in Postpartum, Labor & Delivery, NICU. Healthcare professionals who are interested in Maternal Child Care.

 

Upon completion of Chapter One the student will be able to:

  • Describe three modes of transport for a critically ill infant
  • Name four therapeutic modalities used in critically ill infants
  • Name a significant approach when assisting the families of critical ill infants

Upon completion of Chapter Two the student will be able to:

  • Name four ways body heat is lost
  • Name five causes of hypothermia
  • Name four ways to prevent hypothermia
  • Name four ways to warm a cold stressed infant
  • Name four ways to prevent cold stress
  • Upon completion of Chapter Three the student will be able to:
  • Name four signs and symptoms of respiratory distress
  • Describe the varied oxygen concentration required for infants in RDS
  • Verbalize the need and how to provide CPAP
  • Define the difference between compensated and decompensated with reference to blood gas analysis
  • Define metabolic and respiratory acidosis with reference to blood gas analysis
  • Upon completion of Chapter Four the student will be able to:
  • Define and describe the management of Choanal Atresia., Pierre Robin Syndrome, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, and Pneumothorax
  • Describe the steps of endotracheal intubation

Upon completion of Chapter Five the student will be able to:

  • Name the appropriate IV fluid and its rate of infusion for infants that require glucose administration
  • Name the symptoms of hypoglycemia
  • Describe the steps for umbilical vein insertion
  • Name the two doses of epinephrine administration

Upon completion of Chapter Six the student will be able to:

  • Define and describe three categories of shock
  • Name the significant intervention for a neonate in shock

Upon completion of Chapter Seven the student will be able to:

  • Name four causes and signs/symptoms of neonatal sepsis
  • Name the antibiotic therapy most often used in prophylactic sepsis

Upon completion of Chapter Eight the student will be able to:

  • Name four ways to support the families of critically ill infants

Upon completion of Chapter Nine the student will be able to:

  • State new techniques to keep premature infants warm
  • State new guidelines for administration of oxygen concentration
  • Describe the T-Piece resuscitator
  • Discuss the guidelines for withholding resuscitation

 

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