Assessment of the Newborn: Physical Anomalies and Neurologic Issues
OVERVIEW:

The program begins with an examination of such physical anomalies as neural tube defects (anencephaly, spina bifida and meningocele), craniosynostosis and cleft lip and palate. Additionally, features such as simian crease, pilonidal sinus and gastroschisis are presented. The presentation of neurologic issues includes a brief discussion of the infant brain and neurons and leads to a detailed discussion of neonatal hypoglycemia. This detailed view of neurologic assessment concludes with a presentation of pathologic jaundice, its causes and intervention strategies.

OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Identify neural tube defects, including anencephaly, spina bifida and meningocele
  • Identify signs of craniosynostosis and cleft lip and palate
  • Identify features such as simian crease, pilonidal sinus and gastroschisis
  • Describe the infant brain and neurons
  • Perform a neurological assessment and identify various neurologic issues
  • Accurately identify the signs and symptoms of neonatal hypoglycemia
  • Describe the causes and symptoms of pathological jaundice and perform appropriate interventions
 
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: CLP814
Media: DVD
Year: 2010
Duration: 19:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Obstetrical Nursing, Pediatric Care
 
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