2018 Spring National Advanced Practice Neonatal Nurses Conference

202 - Neonatal Pulmonary Vascular Disease: Recognition and Treatment Strategies

May 5, 2018 9:00am ‐ May 5, 2018 10:00am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Description

Ms. Olson begins with a brief overview of neonatal pulmonary vascular disease (pulmonary hypertension), including pathophysiology and common etiologies, then discusses clinical presentations, current treatment strategies, and risk factors for chronic disease.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the pathophysiology and common etiologies of pulmonary hypertension in infants.
  • Describe the diagnostic workup for infants with suspected pulmonary hypertension or infants at risk of having pulmonary hypertension.
  • Describe short- and long-term treatment strategies for infants with pulmonary hypertension.

Speaker(s):

  • Emma Olson, MS, RN, CPNP, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Oregon Health & Science University

Credits Available


Neonatal Pulmonary Vascular Disease: Recognition and Treatment Strategies Exam

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