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Neonatal Pharmacology, Part I

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Neonatal Pharmacology, Part I

Sep 13, 2017 8:00am ‐ Sep 13, 2017 12:00pm

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: Neonatal Pharmacology, Part I
 
Presenter(s): Christopher McPherson, PharmD
 
Total Contact Hours: 3.75 CH, 3.75 Rx
 
Intended Audience: All neonatal nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.
 
Session Description: Dr. McPherson focuses on neonatal cardiovascular pharmacotherapy. Examine the challenges of assessing and treating hypoperfusion in the preterm infant. Compare medications used to treat patent ductus arteriosus in the newborn, and discuss the pharmacologic options for treating persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. 

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the pharmacologic options for the treatment of neonatal hypoperfusion. 
  • Identify the risks and benefits of available agents to pharmacologically close a hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus.
  • Describe pharmacologic options for the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn and define a treatment algorithm based on available evidence.

Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.

  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • 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 13, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
 
Disclosures:

  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.

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.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $50.00

Neonatal Pharmacology, Part II

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Neonatal Pharmacology, Part II

Sep 13, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Sep 13, 2017 5:00pm

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: Neonatal Pharmacology, Part II
 
Presenter(s): Christopher McPherson, PharmD
 
Total Contact Hours: 3.75 CH, 3.75 Rx
 
Intended Audience: All neonatal nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.
 
Session Description: Dr. McPherson focuses on pharmacologic challenges in neonatal neurology. Discuss the pathophysiology of NAS, along with drugs currently utilized to treat this growing population of neonates. Explore the etiology, treatment, and long-term effects of antiepileptic drugs in neonates,, as well as how to manage, pharmacologically, common painful and stressful experiences in the NICU.

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Define optimal therapies for common causes of neonatal pain including major surgery, endotracheal intubation, and mechanical ventilation. 
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of available options for the treatment of neonatal abstinence syndrome.
  • Discuss options for the treatment of neonatal seizures and their implications on long-term outcome.

Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.

  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • 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 13, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
 
Disclosures:

  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.

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.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $50.00

Purposeful Change: How to Ignite a Team!

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Purposeful Change: How to Ignite a Team!

Sep 13, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Sep 13, 2017 2:45pm

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: Purposeful Change: How to Ignite a Team!
 
Presenter(s): Sherri Lee Simons, MSN, RNC-NIC, CCRN
 
Total Contact Hours: 2.00 CH, 0.0 Rx
 
Intended Audience: All neonatal and mother baby nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.
 
Session Description: Imagine a nursing unit where each team member wakes up every single day inspired to go to work, feels they accomplish meaningful work and is recognized and rewarded for their efforts.  Join this high energy session to discover how YOU can actually make that happen. It really works!

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Describe at least two benefits of being a purpose-led organization.
  • Identify at least one story of how an activated "purpose effect" has resulted in an engaged workforce.
Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • 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 13, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
 
Disclosures:
  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.
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.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Management and Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A Team Approach

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Management and Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A Team Approach

Sep 13, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Sep 13, 2017 5:00pm

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: Management and Treatment of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A Team Approach
 
Presenter(s): Antonette Bell, MSN, BSN, RN; Kristina McGahan, RN, BNS; Andria Peterson, PharmD; Deepa Nagar, MD, FAAP
 
Total Contact Hours: 3.75 CH, 3.75 Rx
 
Intended Audience: All neonatal and mother baby nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.
 
Session Description: This in-depth session includes a comprehensive panel discussion of chemical and opioid dependency in women and caring for newborns with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Speakers will identify maternal risk factors and elements of drug testing and address newborn treatment protocols and their pharmacologic aspects. Discuss social and ethical care of the family and the challenges they encounter. Explore staff and medical personnel education and training needs. Take a journey with one unit as they meet patient needs, deal with barriers, and collaborate to provide care for this vulnerable population.

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the current incidence of infants with NAS.
  • Discuss the financial impact of NAS.
  • Describe nursing care strategies and best practices for the infant with NAS.
Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • 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 13, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
 
Disclosures:
  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.
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.

Author(s):
  • Antonette Bell, MSN, BSN, RN, Manager NICU/PICU/Pediatrics, Dignity Health St. Rose Domincan - Siena Campus
  • Kristina McGahan, RN, BNS, Staff Nurse, Labor and Delivery, Dignity Health St. Rose Siena Campus
  • Andria Peterson, PharmD, NICU/Clinical Pharmacist, Dignity Health St. Rose Siena Campus
  • Deepa Nagar, MD, FAAP, Neonatologist, Dignity Health St. Rose Siena Campus
Standard: $50.00

The Secret to High-Performing Organizations

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The Secret to High-Performing Organizations

Sep 13, 2017 3:00pm ‐ Sep 13, 2017 5:00pm

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: The Secret to High-Performing Organizations
 
Presenter(s): Scott Mautz, MBA
 
Total Contact Hours: 2.00 CH, 0.0 Rx
 
Intended Audience: All neonatal and mother baby nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.
 
Session Description: Discover what sustains engagement, motivation, and peak performance over the long haul and apply it to your team.  This riveting and award-winning keynote combines inspiration with real insight and applicable tools you can go use tomorrow that will bring the absolute best out of everyone on your team, and that will bring fulfillment levels to new heights.

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss how to engender deep engagement, sustained motivation, and better performance for a greater sense of fulfillment.
Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • 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 13, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
 
Disclosures:
  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.
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.

Speaker(s):
  • Scott Mautz, MBA, CEO, Writer, Speaker, Author, Profound Performance, LLC
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

"We Are Family" No Really! Seriously! Not Kidding!

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"We Are Family" No Really! Seriously! Not Kidding!

Sep 14, 2017 8:00am ‐ Sep 14, 2017 9:00am

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: "We are Family" No Really! Seriously! Not Kidding!
 
Presenter(s): Terry S. Johnson, APN, NNP-BC, MN
 
Total Contact Hours: 1.00 CH, 0.0 Rx
 
Intended Audience: All mother baby nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.
 
Session Description: Mother baby nurses are by very definition “Family Nurses.” And families are different—by composition, values, health care preferences, education, and cultural and religious affinities. Mother baby nurses have the demanding responsibility to meet these families—possibly for just a few hours—to teach them “everything they need to know” to care for their new infant and themselves. It can be overwhelming to everyone. Let's look at strategies to “Lean In” with these families to promote best outcomes for all concerned.

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Describe three demographic characteristics of child-bearing families in today's healthcare systems.
  • Identify the five components of the LEARN Model of Cultural Competence for health care providers.
  • Discuss the policy position of the American Academy of Pediatrics in defining and working successfully with families of different cultures.
Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • 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 13, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
 
Disclosures:
  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.
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.

Speaker(s):
  • Terry S. Johnson, APN, NNP-BC, MN, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Lodestar Enterprises, Inc.
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

The Changing Landscape in Neonatal Ventilation

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The Changing Landscape in Neonatal Ventilation

Sep 14, 2017 8:00am ‐ Sep 14, 2017 9:00am

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: The Changing Landscape of Neonatal Ventilation
 
Presenter(s): Martin Keszler, MD
 
Total Contact Hours: 1.00 CH, 0.0 Rx
 
Intended Audience: All neonatal nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.
 
Session Description: Dr. Keszler discusses the evolving role of neonatal respiratory support over the last few years. He addresses optimally stabilizing the newborn in the delivery room, the growing use of noninvasive respiratory support measures, key aspects of lung-protective ventilation strategies, and the use of volume-targeted ventilation. Join us for this exciting presentation!

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the basic principles involved in ventilator-induced lung injury.
  • Describe the evolution of neonatal respiratory support over the past 3 decades .
  • Explain the importance of avoiding excessive tidal volume, as well as atelectasis and know the tools that make this possible.
Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • 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 13, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
 
Disclosures:
  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.
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.

Speaker(s):
  • Martin Keszler, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Respiratory Care Services, Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Epigenomics: What the Advanced Practice Nurse Needs to Know

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Epigenomics: What the Advanced Practice Nurse Needs to Know

Sep 14, 2017 8:00am ‐ Sep 14, 2017 9:00am

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: Epigenomics: What the Advanced Practice Nurse Needs to Know

Presenter(s): Susan Braid, DrPH, MPH, NNP-BC
 
Total Contact Hours: 1.00 CH, 0.0 Rx
 
Intended Audience: All neonatal and mother baby nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.
 
Session Description: Epigenomics has gained a lot of attention over the past 10 years as epigenetic change became increasingly seen as a mechanism that explains why some people are more at risk for hypertension, obesity, and other chronic diseases. Fundamentally, the epigenome is a multitude of chemical compounds that can direct how genes are expressed without changing the DNA sequence. Dr. Braid provides an overview of epigenomics, the most common mechanisms that change how a gene is expressed, and potential clinical applications.

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Define epigenetics and its different mechanisms.
  • Discuss the role of epigenetics in birth defects.
  • Describe X-inactivation and imprinting.
Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • 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 13, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
 
Disclosures:
  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.
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.

Speaker(s):
  • Susan Braid, DrPH, MPH, NNP-BC, Assistant Professor, Director of the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program, Old Dominion University
Tags: NIC 4 NNP 5
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

The Bariatric Obstetric Patient

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The Bariatric Obstetric Patient

Sep 14, 2017 9:00am ‐ Sep 14, 2017 10:00am

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: The Bariatric Obstetrical Patient
 
Presenter(s): Joseph A. Adashek, MD, FACOG
 
Total Contact Hours: 1.00 CH, 0.25 Rx
 
Intended Audience: All mother baby nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.
 
Session Description: Patients that are morbidly obese have special challenges, both during the pregnancy as well as during delivery. Dr. Adashek discusses the most current data concerning those risks as well as different types of bariatric surgery and their effects during pregnancy.

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the complications of bariatric surgery in terms of contraception management.
  • Describe current management of obesity in pregnancy.
  • Explain the risks of pregnancy after bariatric surgery.
Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • 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 13, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
 
Disclosures:
  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.
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.

Speaker(s):
  • Joseph A. Adashek, MD, FACOG, Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

 Early Recognition of Sepsis: Use of Biomarkers in Neonatal Sepsis

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Early Recognition of Sepsis: Use of Biomarkers in Neonatal Sepsis

Sep 14, 2017 10:00am ‐ Sep 14, 2017 11:00am

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: Early Recognition of Sepsis: Use of Biomarkers in Neonatal Sepsis

Presenter(s): Terry Johnson, APN, NNP-BC, MN
 
Total Contact Hours: 1.00 CH, 0.0 Rx
 
Intended Audience: All neonatal and mother baby nurses
 
Purpose of this CNE activity: The Academy of Neonatal Nursing provides clinically current information on the technical, medical, and nursing aspects of neonatal care as well as the legal and ethical implications related to that care. This CNE activity provides information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for newborn, premature, and ill infants and their families. Specific objectives for this presentation are listed below.
 
Session Description: The early recognition and clinical diagnosis of neonatal sepsis remains challenging. However, our understanding of the inflammatory cascade is increasing and there have been rapid advances in diagnostic techniques. This session explores how various biomarkers can be used in clinical practice for the early diagnosis of infection.

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the pathophysiologic consequences of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) and its role in development of sepsis.
  • Describe the use of biomarkers in the recognition and management of neonatal sepsis.
Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • Attend/view at least 90% of the session
  • 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 13, 2017
Expiration Date: September 30, 2020
 
Disclosures:
  1. The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
  2. This CNE activity has been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias.
  3. The content of this CNE activity has been developed by the planning committee and reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner. The content has been deemed to reflect the current state of practice.
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.

Speaker(s):
  • Terry S. Johnson, APN, NNP-BC, MN, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Lodestar Enterprises, Inc.
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00
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