The purpose of this activity is to provide general guidelines for the assessment and stabilization of sick infants in the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilization period.
1. Discuss patient safety issues which can increase risk for error, injury and adverse patient outcomes.
2. Describe the assessment and care of infants with actual or potential risk for hypoglycemia.
3. Describe the assessment and care of an infants with actual or potential risk for hypothermia.
4. Identify the causes, evaluation and treatment interventions for the neonate with respiratory distress.
5. Identify the types, assessment of and treatment for shock in the neonate.
6. Review the etiology, clinical signs and symptoms, interpretation of lab values and treatment options
for septic neonates.
7. Discuss the family experience and healthcare provider support methods when a neonate requires
neonatal intensive care.
8. Analyze actual post-resuscitation newborn stabilization scenarios.
Target Audience: For Memorial Hospital UCH employees only. Women’s Services nursing staff and healthcare personnel involved with post-resuscitation and/or pre-transport stabilization of sick neonates.
Registration: Register on M-Net or via the internet at www.memorialhealthsystem.com within 2 weeks of the course. Course cancellations: contact MHS Clinical Education at 719-365-5087. Cancellations within 2 weeks prior to the course are eligible for full course refund, 50% refund will be granted after that date, until 24 hours before the class. No refund is awarded for cancellations received less than 24 hours from the course date/time. Minimum 2, Maximum 30
1. Pretest: Pretests are provided 2weeks prior to each course and due at class onset- bring with you.
2. Pen/Pencil and calculator
3. S.T.A.B.L.E. Learner Manual: Book Loan available through LDRP and Mother Baby Departments. Available for purchase from Clinical Education- MHS Central. Cost: $49.00. Post-resuscitation/Pre-transport Stabilization Care of Sick Infants-Guidelines for Neonatal Healthcare Providers - 6th Edition.
- Cancellations: Cancellations will be accepted through the Clinical Education Office up to twenty-four hours prior to the start of the appropriate class. For cancellations the registrant needs to contact Clinical Education at 365-5087. Any cancellation received after the twenty-four hour deadline will be considered a “no show”.
- Employee No Shows: Employees who register for a particular class and do not attend the class will be considered a “no show”. Additionally, employees who call to cancel the class less then twenty-four hours prior to the start of the class will be considered a “no show”. Managers will be notified of “no show” employees and the employees may receive an unscheduled absence at the Manager’s discretion.
Dress Code: Business Casual per Memorial Hospital Policy - NO JEANS
Credit Type: Contact Hours
Credits: 7.5 Contact Hours Pending
Employee Fee: $30.00