2020 Care of the Late Preterm Newborn

UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E. Hickman Road
Waukee, Iowa 50263

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Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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Urgent Care - Urbandale

5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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2020 Care of the Late Preterm Newborn

Date & Time Location Registration
10/22/2020 - 8:00 AM Dorner Room
10/22/2020 - 12:30 PM Blank Children's Hospital

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Intended Audience:

Registered Nurses and interested healthcare providers providing care for newborns. 


To enable the learner to apply knowledge of patient care needs to provide safe care of the late preterm newborn.


  1.  Describe the unique characteristics of the late preterm infant.
  2. Discuss the increased risk for short and long term outcomes for this patient population.
  3. Review risk factors and pathophysiology contributing to the late preterm newborn's increased risk of hypothermia, hypoglycemia, hyperbilirubinemia, respiratory distress, and infection.
  4. Review individualized care strategies to promote positive breast and bottle feeding outcomes.
  5. List five behavioral feeding cues associated with feeding.
  6. Discuss patient education and discharge preparation for the late preterm newborn. 

Continuing Education Credit:

This program has been approved for 3.25 contact hour(s) for  full attendance by Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #31, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines.


For non UnityPoint Health - Des Moines employees, please click on "register now" above and pay $30 registration fee with a credit card.  For questions, please contact

Refund Policy

Blank Children's Hospital reserves the right to cancel the program due to insufficient enrollment or inclement weather. In this event, you will be notified and your entire registration fee refunded.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds for cancellations less than 5 business days prior to the course.

More Information

Sarah Copple – Clinical education Specialist – Maternity Services

Sarah.Copple@unitypoint.org or by phone 515.241.6885