Hereditary Spherocytosis in the Neonatal Period: A Case Report

Hereditary Spherocytosis in the Neonatal Period: A Case Report


Identification: 092-3
Volume: Vol. 36, No. 5
Issue: September/October 2017
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 10/31/2020
  • 1.50 - CH
  • 0.00 - Rx

Standard: $12.00
Members: $0.00

Description

Intended Audience: All neonatal nurses

NCC Category Codes:
NIC 2, NNP 2

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  1. Outline the physiology of red blood cells.
  2. Describe the pathophysiology of hereditary spherocytosis.
  3. Identify the clinical presentation of hereditary spherocytosis.
  4. Discuss the diagnosis and management of spherocytosis.

Purpose of this CE Activity: The purpose of this article is to present a case report of one full-term neonate who presented with hereditary spherocytosis (HS). A discussion of pertinent epidemiology, physiology, and pathophysiology of the red blood cell will complement the case report, with intent to increase clinicians’ awareness of HS and encourage early identification, diagnosis, and treatment.

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 2017
Review Date: October 2020
Expiration Date: October 31, 2022

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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