Respiratory concerns for the premature infant is an intermediate course discussing the common lung conditions related to prematurity. Practical clinical applications include successful positive-pressure ventilation techniques, neuroprotection, long-term disease management, and improved interdisciplinary team communications.
Course created on April 5, 2022
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OK/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to examine two pathological lung conditions common in the premature infant to include both the acute and chronic phases.
- After this course, participants will be able to compare and contrast key points to improving positive pressure ventilation (PPV) utilizing Neonatal Resuscitation guidelines.
- After this course, participants will be able to distinguish the role of multi-disciplinary teams and follow-up in the care of premature infants.
|5-15 Minutes||Common Diseases & Pathology Related to Lung Conditions in Premature Infants|
|15-35 Minutes||Effective Positive Pressure Ventilation|
|35-40 Minutes||Neuroprotection of the Premature Infant|
|40-55 Minutes||Improving Team Communications and Follow-up Care|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Tina Pennington has over 21 years of clinical nursing experience and has spent the last 5 years facilitating and teaching obstetric and neonatal classes to clinical staff around her home state of Arkansas. She has a passion for research and education and is honored to share this information with others in hopes of improving maternal/infant outcomes.
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