In-Person Event

Newborn Skills & Drills 3/13/24

This course is for those who have previously completed at least one NRP class and have a minimum of 1-2 years of newborn care experience in the hospit

This course is for those who have previously completed at least one NRP class and have a minimum of 1-2 years of newborn care experience in the hospital setting. STABLE certification highly recommended.

This 1-day, 3-hour course covers the following topics:

  • Hands-on skills stations
    • Mask ventilation
    • Intubation
    • LMA placement
    • Coordinated PPV and compressions
    • UVC placement
    • Epinephrine preparation and administration
    • Preemie support
    • Needle thoracentesis 
  • Resuscitation Simulations
  • Case Scenario Discussions to cover
    • Delayed onset respiratory distress
    • Hypoglycemia vs early-onset NAS
    • Sepsis
    • Late preterm & hypothermia

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate effective positive pressure ventilation, coordinated PPV and compressions, and epinephrine preparation and administration.
  2. Apply proper technique during intubation, LMA placement, UVC placement, and needle thoracentesis.
  3. Delineate the steps of resuscitation based on infant risk factors using the 8th edition of NRP algorithm and standards.
  4. Identify risks in the immediate newborn period, including hypoglycemia, infection, prematurity, and respiratory distress, and describe appropriate interventions.

This class can double as your live NRP hands-on event. Please contact us at msn_perinataleducation@unitypoint.org for more information.


Please wear your name badge and a mask.

Place: UnityPoint Health – Meriter Hospital, 202 S. Park Street Madison, WI 53715.

Parking:

Meriter employees must park in their assigned area

Non-Meriter employees may park in the hospital ramp level 5 or above (entrance on S. Brooks St.). You will receive a parking validation at class. 


The planners of this education have no financial disclosures.


STATEMENT OF ACCREDITATION

UnityPoint Health-Meriter is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

UnityPoint Health-Meriter designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. 

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Questions or need to cancel/reschedule? Please contact the Pregnancy & Newborn Care office at msn_perinataleducation@unitypoint.org.


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. If the course needs to be canceled for any reason, you will be notified by 6:00 AM by email. Please be sure to check your email the morning of class.


Please note: we must have 3 attendees for this class to place.


Thank you,

Professional Development staff