Care of the Neonate 1&2 - Neonatal Core Curriculum (Class 2)

Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

13 min Average

Care of the Neonate 1&2 - Neonatal Core Curriculum (Class 2)

Date & Time Location Registration
4/16/2020 - 7:30 AM UW Hospital & Clinics
8/20/2020 - 7:30 AM UW Hospital & Clinics
10/6/2020 - 7:30 AM UW Hospital & Clinics

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Care of the Neonate Part 1 & 2

  • Registration for Part 1 automatically registers you for the corresponding Part 2

2020 Dates

  • April 16 & 30
  • August 20 & 27
  • October 6 & 13
Prior to registering for this two-part course, the participant should have taken "Newborn Foundations" OR have a minimum of one years' experience taking care of healthy newborns in a hospital setting. "Care of the Neonate 1 & 2"  is a curriculum that has been designed for those who are either new to caring for neonates in a level 3 or 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit or are looking to expand their nursing practice from other neonatal or pediatric backgrounds.  

Applicants who  cancel less than 7 days prior to class or fail to attend at all, may not be eligible for a refund or for credit on a future training date. 

Please call the Mother/Baby Care Administration office at 608.417.7491 (M-F) daytime hours or e-mail with any questions you have or if you need to cancel/reschedule.

Topics to be covered:

  • Shock and blood products
  • Gestationally-appropriate development care
  • Kangaroo care
  • Infection and antibiotic use
  • The cardiac system and blood products
  • Neonatal skin care
  • The genitourinary system
  • The gastrointestinal  system and abdominal wall defects
  • Enteral nutrition practices
  • Cue-based feeding
  • Respiratory system development and complications
  • Acid-base balance & blood gas interpretation
  • Ventilation  modes & principles
  • Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn  
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, seizures, and whole body cooling
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia 
  • Care of the micropreemie, bereavement, and loss