Care and Assessment of the Newborn in NICU
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the care and assessment of the newborn in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Course Publication Date: August 04, 2016

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera RN, BS
Course No:BIN080316
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Critical Care Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Peri-Natal Medicine

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Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the importance of keeping newborns warm.
  • Describe two options for newborns to receive nutrition in the NICU.
  • List two risk factors that increase the chance of a baby being admitted to the NICU.
  • Discuss the Apgar score measurement.
  • State the average weight for term and/or premature babies.
  • Describe the levels of care for newborns in NICU.


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