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

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

Date & Time Location Registration
8/22/2019 - 7:30 AM G5/113 Clinical Sciences Center, UW Hospital & Clinics 600 Highland Ave. Madison, WI 53792
12/5/2019 - 7:30 AM G5/113 Clinical Sciences Center, UW Hospital & Clinics 600 Highland Ave. Madison, WI 53792

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The Neonatal Core Curriculum Series  
  • Care of the Neonate Part 1 & 2
  • Registration for Part 1 automatically registers you for the corresponding Part 2
2019 Dates
  • April 18 & 25
  • August 22 & 29
  • December 5 & 12
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 msn_perinataleducation@unitypoint.org with any questions you have.















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