Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Activity: Cleaning up Your NICU: A Case-Based Approach
Presenter(s): Kanayo Ezeanolue, MD
Total Contact Hours: 1.00 CH, 0.00 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: Dr. Ezeanolue discusses an evidence-based approach to keeping your NICU clean. Topics include clean and safe births and other practices that can limit neonatal fatality rates.
Objectives: Upon completion, learners will be able to:
Identify risk factors for hospital associated-infections (HAIs) among infants in the NICU.
Discuss the benefits of consistently using best practices and evidence based recommendations in preventing and decreasing the incidence of HAIs in the NICU.
Describe the use of infection surveillance to isolate, treat and limit the spread of infection in our NICU.
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
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.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Attending Neonatologist,
University of Nevada School of Medicine/University Medical Center