Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:
Define critical congenital heart disease (CCHD).
Describe those defects that result in CCHD.
Outline the symptoms seen in CCHD.
Discuss the use of pulse oximetry in screening for CCHD.
Identify national recommendations regarding the use of pulse oximetry in CCHD screening
Identify the nursing implications in the use of pulse oximetry for CCHD screening.
Discuss the diagnosis of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS).
Outline the risk factors for BWS.
Describe the acute and long-term management of BWS.
Identify the prognosis for infants with BWS.
Identify the selection criteria for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
Outline the process of preparing a neonate for ECMO.
Discuss the nursing management of a neonate on ECMO.
Describe the function of the ECMO circuit.
Reiterate the complications of ECMO.
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 2015 Review Date: June 2018 Expiration Date: June 30, 2020
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.
Pulse Oximetry Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects; Another Preemie with Hypoglycemia? Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome - A Case Study; Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in the NICU Neonatal Network Exam
2.60 - CH
0.00 - Rx
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