Major Medical Problems of Newborns in the NICU
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about some of the major medical problems faced by newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Course Publication Date: August 04, 2016

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Author:Anita Rothera RN, BS
Course No:LPN080316
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Peri-Natal Medicine
  

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Learning Objectives
  • List four complications of asphyxia that could occur.
  • Discuss how hydrocephalus occurs and five symptoms that may result.
  • Describe two possible digestive disorders of high-risk newborns.
  • State three types of congenital heart defects.
  • Define cerebral palsy and state the incidence of occurrence.
  • Discuss disorders that could happen to a newborn infant of a diabetic mother.
  • Identify symptoms of intraventricular hemorrhage.


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