Obstetrical Nursing: Newborn Stabilization and Care

OVERVIEW:

While most births occur naturally and without complication, some do not. By understanding basic newborn stabilization and care practices, the nurse can help to create a positive delivery outcome for her patients.

OBJECTIVES:

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

1. List the physiologic changes which must occur for the fetus to make a successful transition to neonate.
2. Discuss the role of surfactant in effective respiration.
3. List the factors that are believed to help initiate breathing in the neonate.
4. Describe the preparations to be made by the nurse for receiving the newborn infant.
5. Discuss the initial assessment and care of the newborn.
6. State the normal ranges for the newborn heart rate and respiration.
7. List the three indicators for resuscitation.
8. State the affects of cold stress on the newly born.
9. Perform an APGAR assessment.
10. Identify disorders that can be diagnosed during routine neonatal screenings.
11. Demonstrate eye and cord care, administration of vitamin K, and drawing blood for newborn screenings.

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

Product ID: CLP106A
Media: DVD
Year: 2014
Duration: 18:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Obstetrical Nursing
 
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