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: Come explore common, unusual, and obscure NICU clinical cases that should provide the attendee with a few “aha moments” while exploring the differential diagnoses, workups, and outcomes.
Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:
Discuss the differential diagnosis and evaluation of severely anemic newborns.
Describe echocardiographic findings of different cardiac diseases or abnormalities.
Differentiate between different lung abnormalities in premature and newborn infants.
Distinguish between non-infectious vesiculo-bullous lesions in newborns.
Describe the anatomic correlates to unusual x-ray findings.
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: April 24, 2016 Expiration Date: April 24, 2019
The lead nurse planner, the planning committee, and the author(s) of this activity disclose no relevant financial relationships.
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 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.
Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical Director, Women's and Children's Respiratory Care,
Women's Hospital, North Mississippi Medical Center