2018 National Neonatal/Advanced Practice/Mother Baby Nurses Conference

111 - PPHN: Re-Examining an Old Nemesis

Sep 6, 2018 2:00pm ‐ Sep 6, 2018 3:00pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Description

Pulmonary hypertension is a diagnosis that many associate with term, critically ill neonates. In this session, Ms. Dalgliesh reviews pathophysiology with a view to understand clinical presentations for other infants including the very low birth weight and those infants with chronic respiratory insufficiency. Nursing interventions to support the infant and family will be key to improved outcomes.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Define pulmonary hypertension.
  • Differentiate between pulmonary hypertension conditions in preterm and term infants.

Speaker(s):

  • Stacey Dalgleish, MN, NNP, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Health Services

Credits Available


PPHN: Re-Examining an Old Nemesis Exam

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