Assessment of the Newborn: Cardiopulmonary Assessment and Cardiac Anomalies
OVERVIEW:

The program begins by offering an overview of fetal circulation. With this foundation, it goes on to examine the issues related to cardiopulmonary assessment. Topics such as acrocyanosis, retractions, transient tachypnea and infant respiratory distress syndrome are presented. The program then presents and discusses cardiac anomalies. The four categories of cardiac defects are highlighted and the eight most common cardiac defects are outlined.

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe fetal circulation
  • Perform a respiratory assessment
  • Take blood pressure
  • Perform a cardiac assessment
  • Identify the main categories and types of cardiac anomalies
This program includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.

 This program has been designated for 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education credits.
Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: CLP813
Media: DVD
Year: 2010
Duration: 18:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Obstetrical Nursing, Pediatric Care
 
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