Newborn Foundations

Emergency Department

202 S. Park St.
Madison, WI 53715

11 min Average

Newborn Foundations

Date & Time Location Registration
4/8/2020 - 7:30 AM Meriter 2N Waubesa Conf Room
5/28/2020 - 7:30 AM Meriter 2N Waubesa Conf Room
7/29/2020 - 7:30 AM Meriter 2N Waubesa Conf Room
9/16/2020 - 7:30 AM Meriter 2N Waubesa Conf Room
11/18/2020 - 7:30 AM Meriter 2N Waubesa Conf Room

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The Neonatal Core Curriculum  Series spans three weeks.

  • Class 1: Newborn Foundations (needs to be completed before Care of the Neonate)
  • Class 2, Week 1: Care of the Neonate 1
  • Class 2, Week 2: Care of the Neonate 2

Newborn Foundations provides an essential foundation for any nurse or clinician who is new to providing care for newborns.

This class focuses on physical assessment; complications while transitioning to extrauterine life; late preterm considerations; breastfeeding and pumping; neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS); developmental care basics/non-pharmacologic pain management; preparing families for discharge, and an overview of car seat safety.

2020 Dates

  • February 23
  • April 8
  • May 28
  • July 29
  • September 16
  • November 18
Applicants who  cancel fewer 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.