This course builds on the concepts presented in NSNE 7100. Specifically, the relationship among infant vulnerability, pathophysiology, and assessment will be explored. A case study format will be used to address common health challenges that increase infant vulnerability in preterm, late preterm, term and post-term infants. Concepts of family-centered care, infant transition, hypoxia, and multi-system organ effects will be examined throughout the course.
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As licensed health care practitioners, all learners will practice in accordance with professional standards of practice throughout the course. In this course, learners will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, and professionalism. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Describe the common health challenges that increase vulnerability in preterm, late preterm, term, and post-term infants using a systematic approach to inquiry.
Describe the fetal and neonatal changes that occur during transition from intrauterine to extrauterine life.
Describe the relationship between hypoxia and the multi-system organ effects in the infant.
Examine the relationship among infant vulnerability, pathophysiology, and assessment using a case study format.
Develop communication and collaboration skills using family-centered care as a framework.
Effective as of Fall 2019
NSNE 7200 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Acute Care Of At Risk Newborn (Acorn) (2012 Update)
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Merenstein & Gardner's Handbook Of Neonatal Intensive Care
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