2014 National AP Neonatal Nurses Conference

401 - Relative Adrenal Insufficiency in the Term and Preterm Newborn

Apr 26, 2014 8:00am ‐ Apr 26, 2014 9:00am

Free

Description

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.

Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • Describe development and function of the HPA axis in the fetus and newborn.
  • Identify the presentation of relative adrenal insufficiency in the preterm and newborn infant.
  • Discuss the approach to treatment for relative adrenal insufficiency in the preterm infant.

Requirements for Completion: The following requirements are necessary for successful completion of this CNE activity.
  • Access to a computer with an Internet connection
  • 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: April 26, 2014
Planned Review Date: October, 2016

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):

  • Charles R. Macias Neal, MD, PhD, Neonatology Clinical Section Chief and Medical Director, Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Kap'iolani Medical Center for Women and Children

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