HELLP Syndrome and the Effects on the Neonate; Congenital Toxoplasmosis: A Review; Herpes Simplex Virus: Beyond the Basics; Retinopathy of Prematurity: Pathogenesis and Current Treatment Options

HELLP Syndrome and the Effects on the Neonate; Congenital Toxoplasmosis: A Review; Herpes Simplex Virus: Beyond the Basics; Retinopathy of Prematurity: Pathogenesis and Current Treatment Options

Identification: 079
Volume: Vol. 34, No. 5
Issue: September/October 2015
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 10/31/2019
  • 3.60 - CH
  • 1.00 - Rx

Standard: $28.80

Description

Intended Audience: All neonatal nurses

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of HELLP syndrome.
  2. Identify theories about the etiology of HELLP syndrome.
  3. Discuss the neonatal complications of HELLP syndrome.
  4. Outline the treatment of HELLP syndrome.
  5. Discuss the long-term implications of HELLP syndrome.
  6. Discuss the epidemiology of congenital toxoplasmosis.
  7. Describe the pathophysiology of congenital toxoplasmosis.
  8. Outline the tests used to diagnose toxoplasmosis infection.
  9. Identify the signs and symptoms of congenital toxoplasmosis
  10. Relate the recommended treatment for congenital toxoplasmosis.
  11. Describe the pathophysiology of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in pregnancy.
  12. Discuss the pathophysiology of neonatal HSV.
  13. Identify the tests used to diagnose HSV.
  14. Outline treatment options for the mother and neonate with HSV.
  15. Relate an overview of new therapies for the treatment of HSV.
  16. Describe normal retinal vascular development.
  17. Identify the pathogenesis of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).
  18. Outline the classification of ROP.
  19. Discuss the treatment options for ROP.



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: September October 2015
Review Date: October 2018
Expiration Date: October 31, 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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HELLP Syndrome and the Effects on the Neonate; Congenital Toxoplasmosis: A Review; Herpes Simplex Virus: Beyond the Basics; Retinopathy of Prematurity: Pathogenesis and Current Treatment Options Neonatal Network Exam

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