Fundamentals of NICU Nursing

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  1. Course Overview
  2. Course Topics
  3. Course Objectives
Care provided to critically ill newborns require nurses who have specialised knowledge, skills and experience. NeoConsult’s Fundamentals of Neonatal Intensive Care course deals with the theory as well as practice of neonatal intensive care nursing. The aim is to prepare and develop the knowledge and skills of the registered nurse to be competent in the role of neonatal intensive care nurse; especially in multicultural environments where new nurses with different levels of training and education backgrounds, join a new hospital.
  • Assessing an infant after birth
  • Airway management
  • APGAR Scoring
  • Gestational age assessment
  • Thermoregulation
  • Feeding ill or premature infants in NICU
  • Medication safety and administration in NICU
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Hemolytic disease
  • Glucose Management
  • Respiratory Conditions
  • Infection in the NICU
  • Management of the Extreme Low Birthweight

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Apply and evaluate knowledge gained safely and sensitively to underpin decision-making and care giving
  • Apply and evaluate clinical skills gained safely and effectively to promote the wellbeing of the neonate within the intensive care unit
  • Provide and evaluate family-centred care within the intensive care unit

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