Blood Gas Analysis (From Acute Respiratory Care of the Neonate, 3rd edition, Chapter 6)

Blood Gas Analysis (From Acute Respiratory Care of the Neonate, 3rd edition, Chapter 6)


Identification: 070
Issue: August 2014
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 08/31/2019
  • 6.00 - CH
  • 0.00 - Rx

Standard: $48.00
Members: $0.00

Description

Intended Audience: All neonatal nurses

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the transport of oxygen and CO2 in the blood.
  2. Discuss the process of maintaining acid-base balance.
  3. Identify four disorders of acid-base balance.
  4. Outline methods of blood gas sampling.
  5. Interpret neonatal blood gases.

Purpose of this CNE activity: The purpose of this module is to outline the pathophysiology of acid-base disturbances in the neonate and to describe an approach to interpretation of neonatal blood gases. Case studies and practice examples are provided.

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: August 2014
Review Date: August 2017

Expiration Date: August 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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