Intended Audience: All neonatal nurses NCC Category Codes: NIC 2, NNP 2
Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:
Outline the pathophysiology of disrupted oxygen homeostasis.
Identify the components of an integrated evaluation of neonatal hemodynamics (IENH).
Discuss the use of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and tissue oxygenation index (TOI) in assessing oxygen homeostasis.
Describe the six steps in performing an IENH.
Apply the principles of IENH to selected case scenarios.
Purpose of this CE Activity: The purpose of this article is to describe the components of an integrated evaluation of neonatal hemodynamics.
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: July/August 2016 Review Date: August 2019 Expiration Date: August 31, 2021
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.