Preventing Admission Hypothermia in Very Low Birth Weight Neonates; Review of Micronutrients in Parenteral Nutrition for the NICU Population; Understanding Triglyceride Levels Related to Intravenous Fat Administration<br  /><span style=

Preventing Admission Hypothermia in Very Low Birth Weight Neonates; Review of Micronutrients in Parenteral Nutrition for the NICU Population; Understanding Triglyceride Levels Related to Intravenous Fat Administration<br /><span style=

Identification: 068
Volume: Vol. 33, No. 3
Issue: May/June 2014
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 06/30/2019
  • 2.40 - CH
  • 1.40 - Rx

Standard: $19.20

Description

Intended Audience: All neonatal nurses

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

 

1. Define neonatal hypothermia.

2. Identify factors that place neonates at risk of developing hypothermia.

3. Describe the sequelae of hypothermia.

4. Discuss the research related to the following interventions:

                      A. Heated gases
                      B. Chemical mattresses
                      C. Polyethylene bags or wraps

5. Describe the factors taken into consideration when adding micronutrients to parenteral nutrition (PN).

6. Discuss the electrolytes added to PN.

7. Review the vitamins added to PN.

8. Outline the components of common trace element preparations.

9. Review the types of lipid solutions available for neonates.

10. Outline the relationship between triglyceride levels and lipid clearance.

11. Identify factors that enhance or delay lipid clearance.

12. Describe the complications of lipid supplementation.

13. Discuss the consequences of fatty acid deficiency.

 

Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.

  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Pass the posttest with a score of 80%
  • Complete and submit the evaluation for this CNE activity


Accreditation: Provider, Academy of Neonatal Nursing, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 6261; and Florida Board of Nursing, Provider #FBN 3218, content code 2505.

The Academy of Neonatal Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Release Date: May/June 2014
Review Date: June 2017

Expiration Date: June 30, 2019
 

Disclosures:

 

  •       This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.

 

  •    The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. 


Disclaimer: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing assumes no responsibility or liability for the content presented. Care of the infant should always be individualized and no one source relied upon for information regarding aspects of care. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by ANN, ANA, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity.

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