Pyloric Atresia in the Neonate; Pain in the Neonate: Focus on Nonpharmacologic Interventions; Central Venous Catheter-Induced Pericardial Effusion in a Neonate: A Case Study and Recommendations for Practice
Vol. 33, No. 6
Credits(Post Test and/or Evaluation Required) Available until 12/31/2019
Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:
Outline the anomalies associated with pyloric atresia (PA).
Discuss the embryologic development of the gastrointestinal tract.
Identify the three types of PA.
Describe the presentation and treatment of PA.
Outline the nurse’s role in preventing and assessing pain.
Discuss fi ve methods of managing neonatal pain.
Describe the pathophysiology of a pericardial effusion (PCE).
Identify the signs and symptoms of PCE.
Discuss the treatment of PCE.
Purpose of this CNE activity: The purpose of this article is to discuss a rare case of pyloric atresia in a neonate.
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: November/December 2014 Review Date: December 2017
Expiration Date: December 31, 2019
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.