Assessment of the Newborn: Cardiopulmonary Assessment and Cardiac Anomalies

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.


After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

1. Describe the ways in which fetal circulation varies from that of the adult.
2. List the three types of respiratory retractions.
3. Differentiate between transient tachypnea of the newborn and respiratory distress syndrome.
4. List and describe the four categories of cardiac defects.
5. Name the eight most common cardiac congenital anomalies.

This program includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.
Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP813
Media: DVD
Year: 2016
Duration: 15:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Obstetrical Nursing, Pediatric Care
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